Sermon Study Questions

Sermon Study Questions

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…

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…

Luke 10:17-24 Study Questions

Luke 10:17-24 Study Questions: What were the 72 joyful yet astonished at during their mission and to whom did they give the glory? What do we learn about Jesus’s character in vs. 18-19? By what means are people given the power to overcome the enemy today? Why did Jesus say to rejoice over their names written in heaven rather than rejoicing that the spirits submitted to them? What did Jesus praise the Father for doing?  Why was the Father pleased…

Luke 9:51-10:16 Study Questions

Luke 9:51-10:16 Study Questions What was the purpose of Jesus sending out messengers to a Samaritan village and how were the messengers received? What was James and John’s reaction to Samaritan opposition? Read Matthew 5:43-48.  What previous instruction had the disciples received from Jesus, and what does their reaction to the Samaritans reveal about what is in their heart? Read the parallel passage in Matthew 8:18-22.  What similarities and differences do you notice? What warnings did Jesus have for the…

Luke 9:43-50 Study Questions

Luke 9:35-50 Study Questions What did Jesus reveal to the disciples following his healing of the demon possessed boy? What do we learn about Jesus from the statement “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men.” What was the disciples response? What may be the possible reason/s that Jesus’s message was “hidden from them so they did not grasp it?” What fears keep people from seeking understanding from or about Jesus even today? What…

Luke 9:28-36 Study Questions

Luke 9:28-36 Study Questions Review chapter 9 vs 18-27.  Summarize what Jesus had told the disciples. During what other events did Jesus request the company of Peter, John, and James specifically? (hint: Luke 8:51 & Mt. 26:36-46) Define the word “transfigure”.  What specifics stand out to you about the transfiguration event? What did Moses and Elijah speak to Jesus about and how might this have been a timely encouragement to Jesus? Moses, Elijah, and Jesus each provided deliverance of God’s…

Luke 2:41-52 Study Questions

Luke 2:41-52 Study Questions: Find a Bible map and identify the distance between Nazareth and Jerusalem. Read Exodus 23:14-17 & Deut. 16:16. What were the requirements of the law in regard to attending the Jewish festivals? Joseph & Mary assumed Jesus was with the caravan.  What kind of suffering/emotions did they experience when they realized they had lost sight of Jesus?  What kind of suffering happens when we lose sight of Jesus today? What strategy did Jesus’s parents employ first…

Luke 2:22-40 Study Questions

Luke 2:22-40 Study Questions Read Leviticus 12.  What did the purification laws of Moses require? How do the purification rituals foreshadow what Jesus was sent to do? What facts about Simeon stand out to you in verses 25-27? What privilege did Simeon enjoy because of his willingness to be led by the Holy Spirit? How does seeing Jesus allow Simeon to “depart in peace”? Who does Simeon say the Lord’s salvation is for and why is this important? Simeon prophesied…

Luke 2:1-21 Study Questions

Luke 2:1-20 Study Questions Find a bible map to locate the distance between Nazareth and Bethlehem.  How far did Joseph and Mary travel and for what reason? Read 2 Samuel 7:1-17, Isaiah 7:14 and Micah 5:2.  What prophecies were fulfilled through Joseph and Mary in Bethlehem? Read 2 Corinthians 8:9.  What did Jesus give up to come to us as a baby in a manger? Who did the angels first announce the birth of Christ to and how is this an…

Luke 1:57-80 Study Questions

Luke 1:57-66 Study Questions: Define the word mercy and list the ways that the birth of John the Baptist was a great mercy from the Lord to Elizabeth. Use blue letter bible or some other commentary resource to research the naming practices of the Jewish people.  What did the people expect the child’s name to be and why? What happened when Zechariah confirmed what the baby’s name would be? How did God ignite attention and curiosity amongst the people through…

Luke 1:26-56 Study Questions

Luke 1:26-38 Study Questions: 1. Who was sent to Mary and with what message? 2. How did Mary respond and what reassurance did Gabriel give Mary in vs. 28? 3. Compare and contrast Gabriel’s response to Zechariah’s “how?” and Mary’s “how?”  How does Gabriel’s response to each reveal the heart attitudes behind the question? 4. What was the name Mary was to give to the promised child and by what other name will he be called?  How do these names…

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,…
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