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Luke 14:1-24 Who Will Eat Bread in The Kingdom of God?

June 2, 2019 Speaker: Jonathan Sgalambro Series: Luke: Parables of Jesus

Topic: Exposition Scripture: Luke 14:1–14:24

Luke 14:1-24  Who Will Eat Bread in the Kingdom Of God?

     They’re Always Watching (vv. 1-6)

     To Those Who Were Invited (vv. 7-11):

     Invitation Revoked (v.v. 12-24)

Discipleship Guide & Reflection Questions

Launching Questions

  • Reread the text (Luke 14:1-24). What do you remember most from the teaching on Sunday?
  • If someone asked, “What is it that Jesus invites us to?” How would you answer that question?

Encourage

  • In this parable, Jesus envisions the call to discipleship as an invitation to a banquet. How does that image change the way you normally think about obedience and cross-bearing?

Challenge

  • Reread Luke 14:12-14. How does Jesus’ explicit command specifically challenge you? Be as practical in your response as possible.
  • Reconsider the objections raised in vv. 18-20 to the invitation offered. What frivolous and “legitimate” excuses do you most often give to avoid the invitation to discipleship and specific obedience in your life?
  • With whom are you most uncomfortable getting proximate? Why so? How does Jesus’ call in this teaching challenge your posture toward those “others”?