- Matthew 7:9-24
- Matthew 7:12 – See Romans 13:8, 10; Galatians 5:14
- Matthew 7:13-14 – It takes effort to enter the narrow gate leading to life. See Luke 13:24. Compare Matthew 6:33. It takes seeking to find this way, but if we search for it, we will find it!
- Matthew 7:15 – II Peter 2 and II Corinthians 13 both warn of the coming of false prophets.
- Matthew 7:16-20 – See I Corinthians 10:12. We must examine everything we hear to determine if it is from God!
- Matthew 7:21 – See Luke 6:46. Calling on the name of the Lord involves obedience – not just saying the words!
- Matthew 7:24-27 – See I Corinthians 3:11; Ephesians 2:20-21. We must build our faith on the right foundation!
- Matthew 7:29 – Compare Titus 3:15. We must speak the authoritative words to others.
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