Luke 18:35-19:10 Study Questions

Luke 18:35-19:10 Study Questions

Luke 18:35-19:10 Study Questions

1. What did the blind beggar do as Jesus approached Jericho?

2. How did people in the crowd following Jesus react to the blind beggar?  What did the beggar do in the face of opposition?

3. Jesus had a mission to accomplish in Jerusalem and yet he stopped to meet the needs of one blind beggar.  What can we learn from Jesus about caring for others in these verses?

4. In what ways would being healed from blindness change this beggar’s life at this time in history?

5. Jesus said, “receive your sight, your faith has healed you.”  What did the beggar understand that the rich young ruler in the previous scripture did not?

6. What was the immediate response of the beggar when Jesus restored his sight?

7. What do we have to praise Jesus for today?

8. What do we learn about Zacchaeus from Luke 19:1-4? Though Zacchaeus was wealthy, how was he actually bankrupt?

9. What does Jesus’s response to Zacchaeus teach us about the power of extending grace to others?

10. What was Zacchaeus response to the grace extended to him?  How would he put faith into action? (Read Ex. 22:1-4 & Leviticus 6:1-7 for more background understanding)

11. How does a saving relationship with Jesus lead his followers to honor God’s law with joy rather than obligation?  How does obedience to the Lord provide a genuine testimony to others about the power of salvation in the heart of a believer?

Application Questions:

1. What does it look like for me to put my faith in Jesus no matter what others say or do about me?

2. Read Hebrews 11:1.  What opportunities do I currently have to demonstrate faith in Jesus?

3. How has Jesus healed me from blindness and how has this changed my life?

4. Where does pride tend to keep me from seeking Jesus for help? How have I seen Jesus seek me out in my life?

5. To what lengths am I willing to go to spend time with Jesus every day?

6. How have I put faith in Jesus into action lately? 

7. Are there any areas in my life where I struggle to obey the Lord in joy?  How can I ask Jesus and fellow believers in Christ for help in this?