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Hunger And Thirst After Righteousness

Lesson No.

1

Jan 6, 2024

Subject: Hunger And Thirst After Righteousness

Scripture Reading: Matthew 5: 1 – 12

Memory Verses: Psalm 42: 1 - 2


Objective: To highlight how important it is for believers to shine their light.


Introduction: When we hunger and thirst after righteousness, our attention will be focused on pleasing God. This will eventually become our way of life, which should then showcase Christ in our daily walk. Let us look closer at this from the scriptures with a view to improve or change our lives.


1. How did Jesus speak to the heart of the truly converted? Matthew 5: 4


2. Upon receiving saving grace, what emotions are often displayed by grateful hearts, and with what attitude do they begin their journey? Matthew 5: 4 – 5


3. How does the scripture describe the next phase of Christian character building? Matthew 5: 6


4. In Matthew 5: 7 – 9, what qualities become evident as one hungers and thirsts after righteousness?


5. What words of comfort come to God’s children who are being persecuted for righteousness’ sake? Matthew 5: 10


6. Hungering and thirsting after righteousness can sometimes take a back seat because of stress. How are God’s children asked to remain resolute in hungering and thirsting after righteousness? Matthew 5: 24 – 36


7. How explicit was the psalmist in his quest for righteousness? Psalm 42: 1 – 2

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