DAY 9 STUDY QUESTIONS
Chapters 11, 12, 13
I. Why is John the Baptist doubting Jesus?
II. What is Jesus’ response?
III. Who does Jesus say John the Baptist is, in verse 11:14?
IV. What is the context for Jesus saying, “The Son of Man came eating and drinking and they say, ‘Here is a glutton and a drunkard…’”?
V. Why did Jesus denounce cities in which he did miracles? What was the purpose of miracles?
VI. Why did Jesus praise God for hiding things from people?
VII. Why does Jesus say his yoke is easy and his burden is light?
VIII. Why were the disciples picking grain on the Sabbath?
IX. How does Jesus justify their actions?
X. What phrase does Jesus use, that we have heard before, in 12:7?
XI. How did Jesus justify healing on the Sabbath?
XII. Why did this event spur the Pharisees on to plot against Jesus?
XIII. Why did Jesus withdraw from that place?
XIV. What does Isaiah 42:1-4 reveal about why Jesus didn’t want people to tell others who he was?
XV. What is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit in context? Can we commit this sin, today?
XVI. Can you make a bad tree good?
XVII. How does it make you feel to hear you will give an account of every careless word?
XVIII. How is Jesus in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights is he is crucified on Friday and raised on Sunday?
XIX. Why does Jesus call those who want signs a wicked and adulterous generation? How were they adulterous?
XX. If a demon is exorcised, do they ever return to their host? Do you think people can be possessed, today?
XXI. Is Jesus disrespecting his mother?
XXII. How does Matthew’s parable of the sower compare to Mark’s?
XXIII. Why does Jesus say he speaks in parables?
XXIV. What does Jesus expect from his followers when they have the knowledge of the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven?
XXV. What does Isaiah 6:9-10 mean in this context?
XXVI. How powerful is Satan? Can he snatch away the seed that is sowed?
XXVII. According to the parable of the weeds, why doesn’t God just pluck the weeds right now?
XXVIII. How is the Kingdom of Heaven like a mustard seed?
XXIX. Yeast is normally equated with sin in the Bible, how does Jesus use it in 13:33?
XXX. Who will harvest at the end of the age?
XXXI. Is it dishonest to find treasure in a field and then buy that field without telling the owner?
XXXII. If the man who finds the pearl of great price sells everything he has to acquire it, what does this say about how God expects us to react to being a Christ-follower?
XXXIII. Again, does Jesus seem to believe in a literal or a figurative hell?
XXXIV. Why was Jesus not esteemed in his hometown?
XXXV. Why could Jesus not do many miracles in Nazareth?