Matthew 5:33-37

Life Group Discussion Questions

 

  1. Do you think people are more, or less, honest these days compared to previous decades?

 

  1. What experience have you had of being treated dishonestly? How did it affect you?

 

  1. Is there ever an occasion when telling the truth is unnecessary or not required?

 

  1. Some people (Christians among them) use the name of “God” or “Lord” as a figure of speech – and sometimes as an expletive. How appropriate is this?

 

  1. The people of Jesus day were guilty of “frivolous” and “evasive” swearing. What might be 21st century equivalents to this?

 

  1. Why do you think Jesus says that sacred oaths are unnecessary for the Christian?

 

  1. What will you do differently this week for considering this passage of Scripture?