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What stood out to you from Sunday’s message?



Read Luke 18.18-30 & 19.1-10

Jesus encounters two wealthy men, one who was moral and admired and one who was immoral and despised. These two men respond to Jesus’ call in opposite ways, each revealing their worship and loyalty through how they view their money. To follow Jesus means to put him first over all things, including our possessions.


Discussion Questions

  1. What does it take to be a “good person” according to our culture? According to the Bible?

  2. Why does Jesus require the Rich Ruler to give away his possessions? What would be the most difficult thing to leave behind if God called you to?

  3. Why is it harder for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God? How is our wealth a challenge to our spiritual growth?

  4. When compared to the Rich Ruler, what is the significance of Zacchaeus actions? What do they signify?

  5. What is the difference between stewardship and ownership? Which do you tend towards?