Luke 9:43-50 Study Questions

Luke 9:43-50 Study Questions

Luke 9:35-50 Study Questions

  1. What did Jesus reveal to the disciples following his healing of the demon possessed boy?
  2. What do we learn about Jesus from the statement “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men.”
  3. What was the disciples response?
  4. What may be the possible reason/s that Jesus’s message was “hidden from them so they did not grasp it?”
  5. What fears keep people from seeking understanding from or about Jesus even today?
  6. What did the disciples begin to argue about and what are the root sins causing this argument? What root sins cause arguments between people in the church today?
  7. Why would Jesus refer to a little child to help the disciples understand the foolishness of their argument?
  8. What does being the “least” look like in daily living for a Christian?
  9. What did the disciples observe others doing in Jesus’s name and why did they see this as a problem?
  10. Why was it not a problem to Jesus?

Application Questions

  1. How does understanding Jesus as both savior and suffering servant impact my daily thoughts, choices, and actions?
  2. Is there anything I am hesitant or afraid to talk to Jesus about and why?
  3. Where am I tempted to believe I am more righteous or greater than others?  Where do I seek my own glory instead of God’s glory?
  4. What childlike characteristics do I want my faith in Jesus to reflect, and where do I tend to just act childish?
  5. How does exclusivity oppose Jesus’s mission and where might I be too comfortable being exclusive?  What can I do to support and encourage both the small “c” and the big “C” church in my community?