November 3, 2021

Discover:

  • Matthew 23:1-12. What were Jesus’ biggest issues with the teachers of the law and the Pharisees?
  • Matthew 23:13-32. Jesus gives 7 woes on the teachers of the law and the Pharisees. What is a woe? What were the Teachers of the Law and the Pharisees doing to receive the first woe? What does it mean?
  • Why is the sixth woe given? What did it mean?

Respond:

  • Do we bring people to Christ or a set of rules to follow? Do we allow the Holy Spirit to convict individuals or do we take the role of the Holy Spirit and give them a set of commandments to follow?
  • Do we ever portray ourselves to be something different on the outside than we are on the inside?

November 2, 2021

Discover:

  • What was the invitation of a wedding feast a picture of?
  • Why was the king upset with the one man who was dressed differently? What kind of person does that represent?
  • Matthew 22:15-22. Who came together to trap Jesus? What was unusual about this?

Respond:

  •  How did the Pharisees respond when Jesus asked why David would then have called the Messiah Lord if He was his son? If you could ask Jesus any question, what would you ask Him?
  • Are you indifferent or hostile to God’s invitation to a wedding feast put on in honor of His Son Jesus?

November 1, 2021

Discover:

  •  Matthew 21:1-11. Jesus didn’t own anything so how did He get a donkey to ride? Why did Jesus choose to ride on a donkey if He is the Messiah, the King?
  • Where is the first place Jesus went when He entered Jerusalem? What did He do there? What did Jesus do after He cleansed the Temple? What was the response?
  • As Jesus was teaching in the temple courts what question did the chief priests and elders of the people ask him? What was Jesus’ response? 
  • What do you think is the meaning of the parable of the two sons?

Respond:

  • Do you think true worship/prayer is basically ignored or even impossible in our churches? If so, what might cause it?
  • How do you respond when God convicts you of something that is not right in your life?