Who Gave You This Authority? (Luke 20:1-19) 02/21/19

                                          Who Gave You This Authority?

Luke 20:1-19

I. Teaching and Preaching the Gospel in the Temple (vs. 1-8

    a. Jesus is now in His final week of earthly ministry before the cross…how is He spending His time?

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     b. Who has a problem with what He is doing and how do they approach it? ___________________

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     c. What question does Jesus ask the priests and scribes and why can’t they answer? ___________

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II. Parable of the Wicked Vinedressers (vs. 9-16)

      a. Who are the cast of characters in Jesus parable? _______________________________________

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      b. What happens in the parable and why? _____________________________________________

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      c. Ultimately, why does the Master send His own Son to the vinedressers ____________________

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      d. How is the Son treated and to what purpose? _________________________________________

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      e. What does Jesus state will become of the vinedressers and the vineyard? ___________________

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 III. He had Spoken this Parable Against Them (vs. 16-19)

       a. Did the priests and scribes realize the meaning of the parable? ___________________________

       b. How do we know based on their response in vs. 16 that they rejected justice when the parable

           early required justice? ___________________________________________________________

       c.  Jesus quotes Psalm 118:22 about the Stone which the builders rejected…what is His purpose?

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        d. What is the difference presented in vs. 18, “Whoever falls on that stone will be broken; but on

            whoever it falls, it will grind him to powder?” ___________________________________________

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         e. Does vs. 19 leave any doubt the priests and scribes understood and hated Jesus for it? ______

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IV. Application: When we come to Christ, are we broken and to what end? ______________________

___________________ If we reject Christ what will be our end? ________________________________

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