Satisfied with Crumbs - Matthew 15:21-28 * Wed 5-3-17

Satisfied with Crumbs

Matthew 15:21-28

 

I.   A Woman of Canaan (vs. 21-22)

     a. Was the woman who came to Jesus a Jew? _________ How is she

     described? _____________________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     b. For what reason does the woman come to Jesus? _____________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     c. How do we know she believes Jesus can help? ______________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     d. What is significant about how she addresses Jesus? __________________  

     ______________________________________________________________

 

II.  A Purposed Silence (vs. 23-24)

     a. Jesus does not initially respond the woman…how do the disciples interpret

     His silence and what do they ask Him to do? __________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

      b. Who does Jesus state He was sent for? ____________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     c. To be certain we don’t have a distorted view of Scripture and God’s plan

     why is it important to connect this to all of Scripture? ___________________

     ______________________________________ (Isa 49:6, Jonah, Lk 4:24-27)

 

III.  Faith is Put on Display (vs. 25-28)

     a. Was this woman going to take no for an answer? ____________________  

     ______________________________________________________________

     b. What two great reasons explain why the woman would not / could not give

     up? __________________________________________________________

     _____________________________________________________________

     c. Was the woman in any way deterred by Jesus stating, “It is not good to

     to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs?” _____________

     _____________________________________________________________He

     d. What does the woman’s response reveal? __________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

     e. What does Jesus recognize about this woman and what does He do for

     her? __________________________________________________________

     ______________________________________________________________

 

IV.  Application:  We know by Scripture that “it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom!”  (Lk 12:32b) But are we as devoted as this woman so as to be even satisfied with the crumbs from our Master’s table? _________________________________________________________

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