Messiah — More Than They Asked — Matthew 22.23-46 — Handout — 032220

Jesus stands at the Jewish_______ of faith, the Temple, sharing attributes from Heaven’s Kingdom. Where once bitter rivals have united. Mark 3:6~Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus. (NIV) Their commonality is a hatred for the_______ found in Christ. Facing some difficult questions Jesus gives them More Than They Asked: as He shares Untold Power, The Greatest, and The_____. 

1) Consider _____ Untold Power (22:23-33) Understand the Sadducees are sad because they do not believe in angels or the ____________. They one accepted only the first ____ books of the Old Testament, Torah or Pentateuch. Matthew 22:24~…If a man dies having no children, his brother must marry the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. (ESV) The Law says the next son carries on the_______ (some are even more grateful for grace). So, who gets her in the Ressurection? Matthew 22:30~For in the resurrection they______ marry nor are given in marriage, but are_____angels in heaven. (ESV)  1 Corinthians 15:44~…If there is a natural body, there is also a________body. (NIV) on earth, death reigns; therefore, we must have marriage to produce children & continue the human race, but in heaven that will not be necessary, because in heaven we have eternal life. Exodus 3:6~…he said I am the God of your_______, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. (ESV) That is why Jesus adds in Matthew 22:32b~…He is not God of the _ dead, but of the _______. (ESV) We clearly see Jesus is much______ with far more biblical knowledge than their highly-educated religious leaders. For wisdom, ask God. 

2) The Greatest Command (22:34-40) Jesus has silenced the Sadducees. So the Pharisees are up next asking in Matthew 22:36~Teacher, which is the great command? (ESV) Jesus responds with part of the_______ found in Deuteronomy 6:4-9. The Shema is to be quoted______. Matthew 22:37~And he said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with____…(ESV) This means a person must love God with his/her______ being. 1 John 4:20~If anyone says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a_____; Jesus is saying to them everything hangs on love, and I will_____________this for you, on Friday.

3) The Who of Jesus (22:41-46) Matthew 22:41-42~Jesus asked…What do you think about the Christ…Whose____ is he?…(ESV) It’s common knowledge the Messiah will be a__________of David. Jeremiah 23:5~I will raise up for David a__________Branch…(NIV) In Psalm 110 David calls Messiah, Lord (master/owner) Matthew 22:45 ~If then David calls him Lord, how is he his son? (ESV) Making Messiah more than just a physical_________ of David. Jesus’ question is meant to reveal that Messiah is Lord over all, and Israel’s greatest king acknowledges this under the__________of the Holy Spirit. John 1:1~In the_________was the Word, the Word was with God, the Word was God. (NIV) Jesus Christ has always been one with God the Father. John 1:14~The Word became flesh…who came from the Father full of______&______ (NIV) Our Takeaway:____________________________________________.  Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:8, Hebrews 10:38 …the Just, the righteous walk & live by faith.

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