Thoughts of John

What is on my mind.

Jesus Calls Out the Religionists: Luke 11:45-54

Summary: Most of the world is gripped by religion. Because of it many are kept from a true relationship with Jesus Christ.

  1. A.   What comes to mind when someone says “religion” or “religious?”
  1. What influence does religion have worldwide?
  1. How does this influence of religion affect a real relationship with Jesus Christ?
  1. A.   Did Jesus face support or opposition from religious leaders? Luke 11:37-54
  1. What does Jesus point out to the Pharisee about his religious condition? Luke 11:37-41
  1. Jesus pronounces a three-fold “woe” concerning hypocrisy, pride and hidden corruption. Read the text and point these out.
  2. A.   How do the religious leaders respond to Jesus? Luke 11:45, 53-54
  1. Take heart; Jesus told the truth and it was taken as abuse or mistreatment (You insult). Notice how this word translated “insult” is used and translated. Luke 18:31-33, I Thessalonians 2:1-4
  1. What happens today, in the USA, if you tell the truth regarding God, sin, righteousness, the cross, or the reality of Jesus Christ? Should we back off and be silent? Ephesians 4:14-16
  1. A.   What characteristic of religion can you point out in each of the following verses or series of verses? Luke 11:46; Luke 11:47-51; Matthew 23:29-36; Luke 11:52
  1. How can we have victory over these false attitudes and practices? Philippians 4:8-9, Corinthians 11:1

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