Bible Study: Putting Jesus to the Test
Opening Hymn: LSB 407 To Jordan Came the Christ, Our Lord
Creed (Back Cover)
Lord’s Prayer (Back Cover)
1) A Parable of Grace and Judgement
a) What is the Kingdom of heaven compared to?
i) How does he act toward his subjects?
ii) What does, “Those who were invited were not worthy,” mean?
(1) How are we made ready for the wedding feast of the Lamb?
(2) Who is made ready?
b) Who is kicked out and why?
2) The Pharisees plotting
a) What are the Pharisees up to?
i) How do they think that this will be accomplished?
ii) Why do they think they’ve got Jesus trapped with this question?
(1) Who is the only true authority, in heaven and earth?
(2) Why then, would we pay taxes?
b) What do the Sadducees believe about the resurrection?
i) How do they show this with the question they ask?
ii) How does Jesus expose their hypocrisy?
c) Will we be married in heaven?
i) Why not?
ii) Does that mean we’ll be angels?
Closing Prayer: Luther’s Morning Prayer, pg. 327