Study 8 From the Book of Matthew is: Matthew 6:19-32
- Verses 19-24 are a word to the rich. What should be a Christian’s attitude to material possessions? In what way do these verses portray the character and danger of worldliness?
- Verses 25-34 are a word to the not-so-rich. Note the recurrence of the phrase ‘Do not be anxious’, and list the reasons given why anxiety is wrong.
Note. Verse 23. An eye which is ‘not sound’ or ‘evil’ signifies a covetous or niggardly disposition. Cf. Dt. 15:9; Pr. 28:22; Mt. 20:15. (mg.)