Luke 22:1-38 Study Questions

Luke 22:1-38 Study Questions

Luke 22:1-38

  1. What was the significance of the Festival of Unleavened bread called the Passover and what was commanded of the Jewish people during this time? (See Lev. 23:4-14, Duet 16:16 and Exodus chapter 12)
  2. When we read that Satan entered Judas, what does this teach us about Judas’s heart?
  3. What opportunity did Judas give to the chief priests that they had not had before?

4. Who was sent by Jesus to make preparations for the passover meal?  What instructions were they to follow?

5.  Jesus stated that he was eager to eat the passover meal with the disciples before he suffered. Why?

6. “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you” What was this new covenant that Jesus was speaking of?

7. What did Jesus reveal about what was to come that was surprising to the disciples?

8. What dispute arose among the disciples during the passover meal, and how did Jesus address this dispute?

9. What did the disciples still not understand about what true greatness in the kingdom of heaven is?

10. What was in store for the disciples if they chose to serve rather than be served?

11. Jesus reveals to Simon that he has been praying for him.  Why?

12. Review Luke 9:1-9 and 10:1-24.  What is Jesus reminding the disciples of in Luke 22:35?  13. Why did Jesus seem to give the disciples different advice than he had in the past and what was he trying to communicate to them?  

14. By the disciples response in vs 38, did they understand what Jesus was trying to tell them?


  1. What does the Lord’s supper encourage me to look back on, look within for, and look forward to?
  2. In what ways has God given me authority over others in my life?  How have I exercised that authority?
  3. In what ways do I get upset with others when they don’t serve me in the ways I think they should?
  4. In what ways do I tend to boast in self-confidence about my faith, thinking I am beyond committing certain sins? (Review & consider memorizing 1 Corinthians 1:28-31 &  2 Corinthians 12:9-10)
  5. How is Jesus interceding on my behalf today? (See Hebrews 7:25 & Romans 8:34)