Week of June 21

Week of June 21

June 21: Matthew 8-9

1) How did the centurion surprise Jesus and what eye-opening response did Jesus give about Gentiles who believe and the Jews who do not (see 8:5-13)?

2) When Jesus looked out at the crowds, what was His response (see Matthew 9:35--38)?

  1. Viewed them with compassion because of their condition
  2. Voiced the need for prayer for harvesters among them
  3. Both of the above

June 22: Matthew 10-11

1) How did Jesus equip those whom He sent out (see chapter 10)?

2) What did Jesus say to those who are burdened like an ox pulling an overloaded cart (see 11:28-30)?

  1. Come to Him with your burdens and He will give you rest
  2. Take His yoke (submit to Him and His rules for life) and learn from Him
  3. With Him in the yoke with you, His way is easy and His burden is light
  4. All of the above

June 23: Matthew 12

1) What did Jesus say His relationship was to the Sabbath (see v. 1-8)?

2) According to Jesus, how does a person commit the "unpardonable sin" (see v. 22-32)?

  1. Talk bad about Jesus personally
  2. Condemn the work of the Holy Spirit, which is mainly to point to Jesus as satanic, thus rejecting Him
  3. Blaspheme religious leaders
  4. None of the above

June 24: Matthew 13

1) What was Jesus' interpretation of the Parable of the Wheat and Weeds (v. 36-43)?

  1. Son of Man (Jesus) sows the good seed (sons of the kingdom)
  2. Devil sows the bad seed (sons of the evil one)
  3. Field is the world and the harvest is the end of the age
  4. Reapers are angels who gather the evil for fiery torment and the good for glory
  5. All of the above

2) What is the main point of Jesus' twin Parables of the Hidden Treasure and Pearl of Great Price (see v. 44-46)?

June 25: Matthew 14-15

1) What is the key lesson to learn from Peter attempting to walk on water (see 14:22--33)?

  1. Stay in the boat!
  2. Put on an approved floatation device!
  3. Keep your eyes on Jesus!
  4. None of the above

2) What did the Canaanite mother do that proved her faith in Jesus to heal her child (see 15:21-28)?

June 26: Matthew 16-17

1) What did Jesus say about Peter's confession that He was indeed the Christ, the son of the living God (see 16:17-19)?

2) When Jesus was transfigured on the mountaintop, who appeared alongside Him?

  1. Moses and Aaron
  2. Moses and Miriam
  3. Moses and Elijah
  4. None of the above

June 27: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?