Getting Jesus Right
Passage: Luke 20:41–47
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What are some misconceptions about Jesus that you have heard of, and why do you think these misconceptions exist? Why is it so important, in a post-Christian America, to get Jesus right?
The Jewish religious leaders heard Jesus’ teaching, saw His miracles, and could see evidence of His deity from the Scriptures. How could they be so blind to the truth of who Jesus was? Do you think it’s harder or easier to believe in Jesus today? Explain.
In order to understand the significance of Psalm 110 you must first understand its context. (e.g. It’s a Messianic Psalm; the Messiah would be a descendant of David, patriarchs would never call their descendants “lord”) What context is necessary for people today to understand who Jesus is and why the Gospel is such good news?
Jesus reserved His harshest words for the Pharisees and scribes. Why do you think Jesus hated hypocrisy so much? In your opinion, why is hypocrisy so detrimental to the individual and those around them?
What do you think it takes for a hypocrite to repent and change his/her ways? How does the good news of the gospel help the hypocrite?