Matthews 5:33 - 37

Sermon Outline:

  • Oaths of the Old Covenant Era (vs.33)
  • Oaths of a False Religion (vs. 34 - 36)
  • Oaths of the New Covenant Era (vs.37)

Family Discussion Questions

  1. What was the point of having a curse associated with taking oaths?
  2. Why does the human condition make oaths necessary?
  3. How do we make the same mistakes the Pharisees made today?
  4. Why re we told not to "swear at all"?
  5. Why does the fact that we are "in Christ" change how we make oaths?
  6. How can we make our yes "yes" and our no "no"?