One Greater Than - Luke 11:29-36 * Thurs. 2-22-18

ONE GREATER THAN…

Luke 11:29-36

 

I.      An Evil Generation (vs. 29-30)

 

a. Looking back to verse 16 Jesus speaks to those seeking a sign from Him.  How does He respond? ________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________

b. Whose sign does Jesus state would be given that generation? ____________________________________________________________

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c. What is different about the perspectives of the passage in Matt 12:19-20 and the sign of Jonah mentioned here in Luke 11:29-30? _________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

d. In what way does Jesus fulfill the sign of Jonah as highlighted here in Luke?  __________________________________________________

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II.              Greater than Solomon / Jonah (vs. 31-32)

 

a. Jesus references the God-given wisdom that Solomon possessed and the lengths to which the queen of the South went to listen…what is Jesus stating about Himself compared to Solomon?  ________________________________________________________________

b. Jonah preached a one sentence sermon to Nineveh and the city repented from greatest to least…How does Jesus preaching compare?  _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  

c. Who are going to rise up and condemn “this generation” for their rejection of Jesus? _________________________________________  __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

III.            That Those May See the Light… (vs. 31-32)

 

a. Is Jesus speaking of lamps and lampstands or something else in vs. 33?

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b. What does He mean “the lamp of the body is the eye?” _______________________________________________________________________

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c. Can light, and darkness abide in the same place? _______________________________________________________________________________

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IV.  HeApplication:  The ability to recognize Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God is a Spirit revealed truth. What do we recognize about Jesus and how does this recognition change us and how should it change us? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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