Matthew 5:17-20

Life Group Discussion Questions



  1. How do you respond to the person who says that Christianity (religion) is just a list of rules and regulations – no freedom?


  1. Jesus said that he didn’t come to abolish the law and the prophets, but to fulfill them. How would you explain “fulfilling the law” to a new Christian?


  1. In what ways is our 21st expression of Christianity too legalistic?


  1. What is the meaning of “righteousness” as Jesus used it in v.20?


  1. How does a person “enter the kingdom of heaven” – v.20?


  1. What was Jesus driving at in Matthew 7:21-23?


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