Love With God's Grace - Luke 6:27-49 * 6-1-17

Love With God’s Grace

Luke 6:27-49

I.                Love Your Enemies  (vs. 27-36)

a. This part begins in verse 27 addressing “to you who hear”… who exactly is He talking to? __________

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b. Would you say Jesus exhortation in verse 27 “love your enemies” is radically unnatural human behavior? _________________________________________________________________________

c. What about doing good to those who hate you? _____________________________________  ________________________________________________________________________

d. What about blessing those who curse you? ________________________________________

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e.  In each of these exhortations the call to action is to behave willfully contrary to common sense or natural  human behavior…why? __________________________________________________________________________

f. Why are we not exhorted to love, give, lend to those who love, repay, and return? _________________________________________________________________________

g. Who is this call for “higher’ action emulating? _______________________________________

 

II.              The Actions of Love (vs. 37-38)

a. Explain the vertical and horizontal relational connections in verses 37-38.  Who is doing what to and for whom? _______________________________________________________________________________

b. The exhortation not to judge…does this mean we are to ignore sin that God has already judged? _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________

c. In what measure does God give? ______________________________________________________

 

III.  The Three Parable (vs. 39-49)

a. What is the first parable and what does it mean? ___________________________________________

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b. Who is described holding others accountable for what they themselves are guilty? ______________________________________________________________________________

c. What is the second parable and its meaning? _____________________________________________

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d. What is described as the repository out of which man draws and acts? ___________________________

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e. What is the third parable and its meaning? ______________________________________________

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IV. He Application:  How can we behave contrary to fallen human nature and live the Lord’s exhortations?

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