Life Group Questions for March 24, 2013

Luke 6:20-49

What does it mean?

  1. How would you summarize the big idea of 6:20-26?
  2. How would you summarize the big idea of 6:27-38?
  3. How would you summarize the big idea of 6:39-45?
  4. What sort of relationship is signified by someone calling Jesus, “Lord, Lord” (6:46)?
  5. What is Jesus’ implied connection between calling him “Lord, Lord and “not” doing what he tells them?
  6. According to Jesus, what does someone do to build their foundation upon the rock?
  7. What words of Jesus do you think he intends we “do”?
  8. What, in Jesus’ mind, do you think the “flood” represents”?
  9. How according to Jesus, do we recognize the person who builds their house without a foundation?
  10. What, in Jesus’ intent, do you think he means by “the ruin of the house was great”?
  11. How would you summarize 6:46-49?
  12. Verses 6:46-49 are the conclusion to Jesus’ sermon.  How does this paragraph fit with the rest of sermon?

How does it apply?

  1. As you have been working through Jesus’ sermon, what ideas of his have caused you to do the most thinking?
  2. What questions would you like to ask Jesus about what he says in this sermon?
  3. What are you doing to build your spiritual house more firmly upon the rock?
  4. Do you feel like your foundation is pretty solid?  Explain.
  5. What have you done that has unmistakably helped you solidify your spiritual foundation?
  6. What do you think you could do in the future to more firmly establish your spiritual foundation?


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