Do to Others as You Would Have Them Do to You: The Golden Rule (Matthew 7:12)Bible Commentary / Produced by TOW Project
“In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets” (Matt. 7:12). This brings us back to true righteousness, the mending and sustaining of right relationships on the job as well as elsewhere. If we have time for only one question before making a decision taking action, the best one may be, “Is this how I would want it to be done to me?”
Table of Contents
- Working as Citizens of God’s Kingdom (Matthew 1-4)
- The Kingdom of Heaven at Work in Us (Matthew 5-7)
- The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12)
- Wealth and Provision (Matthew 6)
- Moral Guidance (Matthew 7)
- Do to Others as You Would Have Them Do to You: The Golden Rule (Matthew 7:12)
- Tales of Two Kingdoms (Matthew 11-17)
- Living in the New Kingdom (Matthew 18-25)
Explore what Matthew says about the kingdom of God and your work. The lessons in each chapter are great for small group or individual study. Lessons include scripture references, reflections questions and prayer.
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