The Disciples Argue about Greatness (Luke 22:24-30) 04/18/19

The Disciples Argue About Greatness

Luke 22:24-30

            I. A Dispute Among Them (vs. 24-25)

a. Where are the disciples when this dispute takes place and what has just taken place? ___________________________________________________________________________________

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b. What is the dispute? ________________________________________________________________

c. Who does Jesus describe as lording over others and exercising authority (see also Matthew 20:25)? ___________________________________________________________________________________

d. Was this the only time the disciples disputed over which of them should be considered the greatest

(MT 20:25-28)? ______________________________________________________________________

e. What does this reveal about the disciples? ______________________________________________

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II. A Different Perspective (vs. 26-27)

a. Does Jesus affirm this dispute or stop it? _______________________________________________

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b. What does Jesus say would set His people apart as truly being great? ___________________________________________________________________________________

c. How does Jesus point out the error of perspective the disciples held and what example does He use

to prove His point? ____________________________________________________________________

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d. What is the point of Jesus statement, “I am among you as One who serves?” ____________________________________________________________________________________

 

III. I Bestow on You a Kingdom (vs. 28-30)

a. Who does Jesus state were with Him in His trials? _________________________________________

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b. What does Jesus say He bestows on the disciples? _______________________________________

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c. Who else received a kingdom? ________________________________________________________

d. What rights and responsibilities came along with the kingdom bestowed on Christ? ______________

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e. What rights and responsibilities go along with the kingdom bestowed on the disciples? ___________

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IV.  Application: How does this passage challenge our ideas of greatness? ___________________________________________________________________________________

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