Thurs. 3-16-17 ** Beyond The Manger - Luke 2:39-52 49'

Beyond The Manger

Luke 2:39-52   49’

 

I.  Seeking Jesus  “Why did you seek Me”

    a. In what sense were Mary and Joseph seeking Jesus? __________________  

    ______________________________________________________________

    b. In what sense was Jesus response more than their question? ____________      

    ______________________________________________________________

    c. In what way did the ‘rich young ruler’ seek Jesus? ___________________  

    _____________________________________________________________

    d. What did the crowd seek that greeted Jesus during His triumphal entry to  

    Jerusalem? ____________________________________________________

    __________________________________________________ (Jn 12:12-13)

    e. For what purpose does the Scripture state we ought to seek the Lord?   

    (Jeremiah 29:11-14, 1 John 5:11-13) ________________________________

    _____________________________________________________________

 

II. Understanding Jesus  “did you not know”

    a. What things did Mary and Joseph know about the young Jesus? _________

    ______________________________________________________________

    b. What do we know about Who Jesus is and why He came? _____________

    ______________________________________________________________   

    ______________________________________________________________

    c. Where do we look to know more about our Lord and Savior? ___________

    ______________________________________________________________

           

III. Following Jesus  “I must be about My Father’s business”

    a. In a clarification that did not disrespect Joseph, Jesus stated “I must be   

    about My Father’s business… was He talking carpentry or souls? __________

    _______________________________________________________________

    b. In following the example of our Lord how does Luke 9:23 show us what

    we must do? ____________________________________________________

    _______________________________________________________________

    c. Matthew 10:37-39 helps us to understand our proper standing with our

    Lord…what is it? ________________________________________________

    ______________________________________________________________

    d. How does John the Baptist statement / attitude in John 3:30 reflect what

    our own attitude should be? ________________________________________

    _______________________________________________________________

 

IV. Application:  How do we live… ‘I must be about my Father’s business’  each day? ________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________(Colossians 3:17)

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