Bible Study: "One Flesh"
Opening Hymn: LSB 656 A Mighty Fortress is Our God
Creed (Back Cover)
Lord’s Prayer (Back Cover)
1) The Unforgiving Servant
a) What is Peter worried about?
i) Explain how the parable answers Peter’s question
(1) Who’s the king?
(2) Who are we?
ii) Can we ever forgive more than we’ve been forgiven?
2) Marriage and Divorce
a) Explain the difference between Moses and God as it relates to divorce
i) What’s the one exception Jesus gives?
(1) Does adultery have to result in divorce?
(2) Why not?
b) Is everyone given to marriage?
i) Is there a blessing for those without a spouse?
3) The Rich Young Man
a) What does the man desire?
i) How does he imagine that he can get it?
ii) Does Jesus affirm or deny his suspicions?
(1) But what does Jesus add?
(2) And what is the result of this man?
b) Are riches evil?
i) What’s the trouble with them?
ii) If we give them up can we gain eternal life?
(1) What then, should we do with them?
(2) What do we receive in eternity?
Closing Prayer: Luther’s Morning Prayer, pg. 327