- What did Jesus ask the crowd to choose from [ Luke 12:8 ], [ Luke 12:15, 34 ] ?
- What should the disciples and crowds be doing when Jesus returns? [ Luke 12:40 ]
- Following the previous text within Luke 12, how might Jesus have created division? [ Luke 12:51 ]
- What are the two choices that face his listeners?
- How is interpreting the present time related to the subject of judgement in this chapter? [ Luke 12:54-56 ]
- Why is it important that those listening interpret the time correctly?
- What is the more significant judgement that awaits the Jews? [ 12:57-59 ]
- Some Jews object to an action of Pilate [ Luke 13:1 ].
- Why might they have thought of this rather than their own sin?
- What did Jesus do in response to their argument? [ Luke 13:5 ]
- How is the fig tree similar to the Jewish people that are listening to Jesus? [ Luke 13:6-9 ]
- Why might Jesus have healed the women on the Sabbath? [ Luke 13:16 ]
- What is the effect of his action? What is Jesus focused on? What are those that are put to shame focused on?
- How is Jesus’ judgement of the Jews a grace?
- What is Jesus focused on in this passage?
- What does this tell us about the character of Jesus?
- From this passage, what effect does the gospel message have on others?
- Do we have any practices that are similar to the Jews’ warped keeping of the Sabbath? How should we be focused?