I’ve Got a Bible…Now What? Day 7

Read Matthew 7:1-6

NIV Translation

ESV Translation

Genre: Gospel

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?

Matthew 7:3 (ESV)

What is important about this passage?

Jesus warned his followers against hypocrisy. He said they should be concerned with their own sin before other people’s sin.

 

Read Mark 8:27-30

NIV Translation

ESV Translation

Genre: Gospel

And he asked them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’ Peter answered him, ‘You are the Christ.’

Mark 8:29 (ESV)

Who is Elijah?

He was an Old Testament prophet. Some people believed Elijah would return before the Messiah arrived (Malachi 4:5-6).

Who is the Messiah?

The Messiah was the prophesied leader and liberator of the Jewish people.

What is important about this passage?

Jesus acknowledges that he is the Messiah.

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