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Jesus Christ: His Mission and Ministry (Second Edition)

Chapter 7: Do’s and Don’ts of the Corporal Works of Mercy


Do’s and Don’ts of the Corporal Works of Mercy

Film Focus: Through constructed scenarios, the video suggests some good and bad approaches for fulfilling the Christian requirement to feed the hungry, visit the sick, and console the grieving.

Text Focus: Page 254

Discussion Questions:

  1. Overall, what did you think of the “do’s and don’ts” for practicing the corporal works of mercy presented in the video?
  2. What are some safe, practical, and Christian responses for encountering a person on the street who is begging for food?
  3. If you were incapacitated as a sick person, what type of visits would you appreciate?
  4. When have you consoled someone grieving a death? What did you do or say?

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