What Do We Value Most? (Luke 18:18-30) January 3

                                                  What Do We Value Most?

Luke 18:18-30
               I. Eternal Life (vs. 18-19)

   a. What do you think is the significance of the ruler calling Jesus “Good Teacher?” 

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   b. What does the man want? __________________________________________________

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    c. Is Jesus denying He is good or is the man missing the fact that Jesus is God (in the flesh)? 

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    d. Who “did” something that we could inherit eternal life? ___________________________

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II. Self-Confident (vs. 20-21)

    a. Is there any significance about how Jesus quotes the 10 commandments? __________

      __________________________________________________________(Exodus 20:12-16)

     b. Of all the commands Jesus quotes which are missing? ____________________________

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     c. How would you describe the man’s reaction to the commands Jesus lists? ____________

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     d. Do you think Jesus was trying to help the man recognize his shortcoming or were the omitted

      commands simply not important? ________________________________________________

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     e. Can we fall into the mindset that there are commands of God that are more or less important?

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      III. You Still Lack One Thing (vs. 22-30)

         a. Did Jesus argue with the man about his keeping these specific commands? _____________

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         b. Did the man want to hear that he still lacked one thing? ____________________________

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         c. How can you relate what Jesus instructs the man to do back to the omitted 10 Commandments?

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        d. What is the point Jesus is making about it being hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God? 

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                e. How are sacrifices made for the kingdom rewarded by God? _____________________________

                    __________________________________________________________________________

                 IV. Application: Are there things we value more than God? __________ What needs to happen to

                 our priorities? ____________________________________________________________________

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