Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Luke 6.46-49 A Haunting Question

Summary: “And why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?”

1. A. Who is speaking in Luke 6 and how did people react to His words? Luke 4:22 , 19:47-48 , John 7:32 , 45-46

B. In Luke 6, to whom is Jesus speaking? Why did they come? Luke 6:12-13, 17-19

C. What is it to really know Christ? Can you know what is in your heart or in someone else’s heart? Luke 6:27, 44-45

2. A. How does Jesus close this sermon? Luke 6:46-49

B. Read Luke 6:46-49 again. How would you characterize this question and illustration?

C. Why do we say one thing and do another and why do we hear and not act on what we hear? Luke 6:46 is “A Haunting Question!” Is there an answer? Does it matter who is asking this question? Luke 6:46, Matthew 22:12, Romans 3:19, Revelation 1:10, 15, John 12:28-29

3. A. This question is unanswerable; it is powerful because of who asked it, and it is an eternal question. Read the text again with this in mind. Luke 6:46-49

B. Is this a good question, asked for our good? Luke 8:8, 9:44, 13:34, Hebrews 3:7-8

C. Is there a danger in saying, “Lord, Lord?” Romans 10:9-10, I Corinthians 12:3, Philippians 2:9-11, James 2:14, Ezekiel 33:30-33

4. A. What does Jesus have to say about this question in Luke 6:46? Matthew 7:21-23

B. Did you note the direct prophecy in Matthew 7:21-23? What about those who “perform many miracles?” Exodus 7:9-12, Matthew 24:24

C. What ensures the reality of entering the Kingdom of Heaven? Revelation 20:12-15

5. A. We want our name in the Lamb’s book of life! How do we know it is there? Luke 6:47-49, Matthew 7:24-27

B. What is Jesus interested in when you are building your life? What is the difference in the two men in the illustration? Luke 6:47-49

C. What is Jesus looking for in your life? Luke 3:8, Luke 6:44-49, I Corinthians 3:11

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