Posts from 2022

Posts from 2022

Luke 17:20-18:9 Study Questions

Luke 17:20-18:9 Study Questions 1. What did the Pharisees ask Jesus about and what was Jesus’s answer in vs 20-21? 2. How was the kingdom of God in the midst of them?  Why were the Pharisee’s missing it? 3. What does Jesus tell his disciples to expect to see on the day when the Son of Man returns?(vs 24) 4. What did the days of Noah and Sodom and Gomorrah have in common?  5. What will people be doing when…

Luke 16:18-17:19 Study Questions

Luke 16:18-17:19 Study Questions 1. What did the rich man and Lazarus have in common?  How did they differ? 2. Review Leviticus 25, Exodus 23:11 & Deuteronomy 14:28-29.  If the Jewish people followed God’s laws, what would that have meant for the poor among them like Lazarus? 3. What did the rich man request that Father Abraham have Lazarus do and what do these requests teach us about the rich man? 4. Why would Abraham not send a warning to…

Luke 16:1-17 Study Questions

Luke 16:1-17 Study Questions 1. Jesus told his disciples a parable.  Write out the parable in your own words. 2. Define the word “shrewd”. 3. Why was the manager being fired and in what way did he show shrewdness? 4. Jesus was not commending the manager on his dishonesty, but was commending him for what instead? 5. How does being faithful with a little lead to being faithful with a lot?  6. How is faithfulness impacted by taking an eternal…

Luke 24 Study Questions

Luke 24 Study Questions 1. What did the women plan to do and what did they find when they arrived at the tomb in which Jesus had been laid? 2. What was the question that the two men in dazzling apparel asked the women? 3.  Review Luke 9:22, 44, Luke 18:31-34.  What had Jesus told his followers in these verses? 4. Why is it important to read and review God’s word, especially in times of distress? 5. What was the…

Luke 15:1-32 Study Questions

Luke 15:1-10 Study Questions 1. What type of people were naturally drawn to Jesus and why? 2. Jesus told the grumbling Pharisees a parable about a lost sheep and another about a lost coin.  What is God concerned about?  What do we learn about His heart for people? 3. How are the Pharisees just as lost as the sinners they despised? 4. What is the joy experienced in being found and what is the joy experienced in the finding of…

Together for Good Announcements

Together for Good TrainingsThe biggest and most important step for all of our volunteers is attending one of our Volunteer Trainings. We have two scheduled for April. These trainings are for anyone interested in volunteering. Attendees can be those who are mostly through the process or some who are interested in learning more before they commit to a background check and such. You can also find these sign-ups on our website tfgood.org/iowa.  Thursday, April 28th: 5:30-9:00pmNew Hope Assembly of God: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeZze2lmq_71A-SpD9fhoHfdpY_w3GA5xALx8dNMXbYj0xsXA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Luke 14:7-35 Study Questions

Luke 14:7-24 Study Questions 1. While Jesus was dining at the house of the ruler of the Pharisee, what behavior did Jesus notice that compelled him to share a parable? 2. What happens to the guest at the wedding feast that arrives and takes the place of honor right away? 3. Where should a guest to the wedding feast aim to sit and why? 4. What is the root cause of exaltation of self?  How is this encouraged by our…

Luke 13:10-14:6 Study Questions

Luke 13:10-17 Study Questions 1. Where and when was Jesus’ teaching, and who caught his attention in verses 10-13? 2.  What did Jesus do for the woman and what was her first response? 3. How did the synagogue ruler react to the healing and to whom did he verbalize his indignation? 4. The ruler quoted Exodus 20:9-10, but what was the true heart position behind his indignance? 5. How did Jesus reveal the hypocrisy of the religious leaders? 6. What…

Luke 12:35-13:9 Study Questions

Luke 12:35-13:9 Study Questions 1. What are followers of Jesus to be like in verses 35-36? 2. What is different about how the master will treat the ready servants as compared to how an earthly master would normally interact with servants after a wedding feast? 3. Why must those who serve Jesus be ready at any hour and what does “being ready” entail? 4. What reward is waiting for the servants that are faithful and wise while they are waiting…

Luke 12:13-34 Study Questions

Luke 12:13-21 Study Questions 1. What did the person in the crowd want Jesus to do and what does this reveal about the man’s heart? 2. What is covetousness and what specific thing did Jesus warn not to covet?  3. Give examples of other things people tend to covet in addition to wealth? 4. In Jesus’ parable, what were the plans of the rich man, and what did he expect his plans to produce? 5. Why were the rich man’s…

Luke 12:1-12 Study Questions

Luke 12:1-12 Study Questions 1. What do we learn about the crowd in verse 1? 2. In what ways is a large crowd of people clamoring to see Jesus a temptation for the disciples? 3. What behavior or attitude did Jesus warn his disciples of? 4. How is hypocrisy like leaven (yeast) in the human heart? 5. How does the light of God’s truth work differently than the leaven of hypocrisy and why should the light NOT be hidden? 6.…

Luke 11:37-54 Study Questions

Luke 11:37-54 Study Questions 1. Who invited Jesus to dine with him and for what reason? 2. What were the Pharisee’s astonished over and why? 3. How does inward righteousness result in outward cleanliness? 4. In what ways do people attempt to be “clean” on the outside but neglect the underlying heart issue? 5. Why is God more concerned with a clean heart rather than outward behavior? 6. What did Jesus’s first 3 “Woes” accuse the Pharisees of doing? (sidenote/helps:…

Luke 11:14-36 Study Questions

Luke 11:14-36 Study Questions 1. When Jesus cast out the demon, what was he accused of and why did this accusation have no logical basis? 2. What was the more logical conclusion and why were some resistant to accepting this? 3. Why is it impossible for people to remain neutral towards Jesus?  4. What happens to those that choose not to be gathered to Jesus? 5. What immediately happened in the life of the person when the unclean spirit left…

Luke 10:38-11:13 Study Questions

Luke 10:38-42 Study Questions 1. When Martha invited Jesus into her home, what was she doing as compared to what her sister, Mary was doing?  2. What did Marth assume about Jesus and her sister in her angst?  How can assumptions or personal agenda’s impact relationship with others and with Jesus? 3. What “good portion” did Mary choose and why will it never be taken away? 4. How was Mary’s behavior countercultural for a woman in those times?  What does…

Luke 10:25-37 Study Questions

Luke 10:25-37 Study Questions 1. What question did the lawyer ask Jesus and how did Jesus answer? 2. What did the lawyer desire when he asked Jesus “who is my neighbor”, and how did Jesus answer him? 3. How was the lawyer’s heart condition revealed by Jesus’s parable? 4. Define mercy and how did the Samaritan demonstrate mercy to the injured man? 5. What would be modern day examples of groups that are contentious towards each other like the Jews…
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