The Beatitudes - Luke 6:12-26 * Thurs. 5-25-17

The Beatitudes

Luke 6:12-26

I.                The Apostles   (vs. 12-16)

 

a. How does Jesus spend the night prior to naming the apostles?  ___________

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b. Who did Jesus call to Himself in verse 13? __________________________

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c. Why do you think Jesus wanted all His disciples present when He named His apostles? __________________________________________________________  __________________________________________________________

d. What does the personal selection of each of these and especially Judas Iscariot’s selection tell us about what Jesus was doing? ______________________________________________

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e.  Luke mentions that Judas “also became a traitor” …Who knew Judas would when he was named? __________________________________________________________

 

II.              The Multitudes (vs. 17-19)

 

a. How does Jesus celebrate the naming of the apostles? __________________

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b. Where had this multitude assembled from? __________________________ __________________________________________________________

c. What did Jesus do for those who had physical needs or even demons?

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III.            The Beatitudes (vs. 20-26)

 

a. As Jesus begins the beatitudes who is He addressing? __________________

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b. Each of the verses in 20-22 are formulaic in their presentation…what does each theme begin with? __________________________________________________________

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c. What two conditions are contrasted in each beatitude? _________________

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d. What suddenly shifts in verse 24-26? ______________________________

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e. How are verses 24-26 set in contrast to 20-23? ________________________

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IV. He Application:  The apostles were still disciples but were set apart to fulfill a significant purpose…what would it be? ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

While the office of apostle is no longer filled does the Lord still call out people for specific tasks? ______________________________________________________________

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