Posts by Summer Barber

Posts by Summer Barber

Luke 9:18-27 Study Questions

Luke 9:18-27 Study Questions Study Questions: What 2 questions did Jesus ask his disciples in verses 18-20 and how did the disciples respond? Why was it important for Jesus to see if his disciples knew who Jesus really was? Why does it continue to be an important question for people even today? Considering the cultural and political climate of Jesus’s day, why do you think Jesus commanded the disciples not to tell anyone who he really was? In vs 22,…

Luke 8:40-56 Study Questions

Luke 8:40-56 Study Questions Compare the crowd waiting for Jesus to return to the crowd Jesus just left behind in Gerasenes. How does this reflect how people react to and receive Jesus today? Compare and contrast how Jairus approached Jesus to the way the Centurion approached Jesus in the beginning of Luke chapter 7.  What was similar and what was different between the two scenarios? Who touched Jesus on the way to Jairus’s house and why? Compare the similarities and…

Luke 8:22-39 Study Questions

Divisions: Luke 8:22-25: Jesus calms a storm. Luke 8:26-39: Jesus heals a man with a legion of demons. Luke 8:22-25 Study Questions What happened when the disciples and Jesus tried to cross the lake? What was the reaction of the disciples to the storm? How did Jesus meet their need and what question did he ask them? Jesus said they would cross the lake, and Jesus is always true to his word.  How could faith have changed the way the…

Luke 8:1-18 Study Questions

Luke 8:1-18 Divisions Luke 8:1-15: Jesus tells the parable of the sower.Luke 8:16-21: Jesus talks about human response to the light of the gospel. Luke 8:1-15 Study Questions What do we learn from verses 1-3 about Jesus’s value of and intent for women that are involved in his ministry? How was this different than how women were typically viewed and treated in this culture? (you can find more information at crossway.org, article entitled “How Jesus Viewed and Valued Women written…

Luke 7:38-50 Study Questions

Luke 7: 38-50 Study Questions: Who was hosting Jesus at the dinner, and who was the surprise visitor? What does the phrase “woman of the city” mean? Use a bible dictionary or the website blueletterbible.com to understand the term “anoint/anointed/anointing” and the Jewish customs surrounding it. What did the woman’s actions towards Jesus demonstrate about her heart and who she believed him to be? Why did Simon the Pharisee doubt that Jesus had prophetic powers? How did Jesus show that…

Luke 7:18-35 Study Questions

Luke 7:18-23 Study Questions Why couldn’t John come to Jesus himself to ask his questions? (see Luke 3:19-20 & Mt. 11:2 for help) In what ways did Jesus respond to the questions posed by John’s disciples? Read Isaiah 61:1. John knew Isaiah’s prophecy about the Messiah. Based on this prophecy, what might John expect Jesus to do about his prison situation? Read Isaiah 29:18-19 & 35:5-6. How did Jesus referring to this scripture speak to John’s question and expectation? It…

Luke 7:1-17 Study Questions

Divisions:Luke 7:1-10 Believing without seeingLuke 7:11-17 Seeing without believing Main Truth: Following Jesus requires that we walk by faith not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7) Luke 7:1-10 – Jesus heals the Centurion’s servant. Study Questions: What was a Roman Centurion?  Take time to research the typical dynamics between Roman officials and the Jews. What was unique about this Roman Centurion? What do the Centurion’s decisions and instructions say about what he believes about Jesus? How did the Centurion’s opinion of…