Life Group Questions for 2-3-13

Luke 6:1-11

What does it say?

1. What was the big idea of the previous passage? (Luke 5:33-39)

2. What is the Sabbath?

3. What had the Pharisees made the Sabbath?

4. Of what were Jesus’ disciples being accused?

5. Why would Jesus ask if the Pharisees had read 1 Samuel when surely they had?

6. Why did Jesus respond and not the disciples?

7. What is Jesus purpose in connecting David and his disciples? 

8. What does it mean that Jesus is ‘Lord of the Sabbath?’

9. In verse 6, we see Jesus doing what Jesus does on the Sabbath, which is….

10. What were the scribes and Pharisees “watching” for?

11. How would you summarize Jesus question in v. 9?

12. Why does Jesus heal this man on the Sabbath?

13. Luke has been using the Pharisees in the last few stories.  What do you notice about their responses? (5:21, 26, 30 6:7, 6:11)

14. How would you summarize the big idea of 6:1-11?

How does it apply?

1. Have you ever been confused about the Sabbath?

2. What’s God’s design for the Sabbath?

3. Have you ever added “rules” to Gods design for you or others?

4. How would you describe the Gospel, according to Luke thus far?  How does one get into heaven?

5. Have you ever seen people respond to the offer of Grace with fury and anger?  Why would anyone respond this way?

6. In what ways are you tempted to rely on works or self-righteousness in your pursuit of God?

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