Great Faith - Matthew 5:5-13 * Wed. 5-10-17

 

Great Faith

Matthew 5:5-13

 

I.   The Action of Faith (vs. 5-7)

     a. Who does this passage state came to Jesus? ________________________

     _____________________________________________________________

     b. Why would it have been a surprising thing for the centurion to come to    

     Jesus? ________________________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     c. Why does he come?  ___________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     d. What is Jesus immediate reply? __________________________________   

     ______________________________________________________________

 

II.  The Attitude of Faith (vs. 6-9)

     a. What does it seem is the centurions attitude? ________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     b. Why may the centurion felt unworthy for Jesus to come under his roof?     

     ______________________________________________________________

     c. In this exchange between Jesus and the centurion Who is esteemed as 

     most important and why? _________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

 

III.  The Acceptance of Faith (vs. 10-13)

     a. What words of commendation does Jesus offer about this centurion?  

     ______________________________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     b. Who is described in vs. 11 as coming and sitting down with Abraham,  

     Isaac, and Jacob? _______________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     c. Who does this passage indicate should have been the ones to sit down

     with the patriarchs? _____________________________________________

     _____________________________________________________________

     d. What happens to those who are not allowed to sit with the patriarchs?

     _____________________________________________________________

     _____________________________________________________________

     e. What does Jesus do in answer to the centurion’s appeal? ______________

     ______________________________________________________________

 

IV.  Application:  Are we ever surprised at where we find faith? Can one tell if faith will be found based on race, ethnicity, nationality, etc? ___________ ________________________________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________

When we have opportunity to encourage / help others of like faith what should we do? ________________________________________________________________

  August 2018  
SMTWTFS
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031