Following Jesus: Focus On The Message – Matthew 11

 

Description

Welcome to Focus On The Message – the first component of our Following Jesus discipleship program. This web page contains the lessons for:

Matthew 11

Purpose

Follow this link for information about these key aspects of our training: Purpose, Goals, Habits, Ministries, and Assignments.


Matthew 11

This chapter has 3 lessons. You should ideally cover one chapter (with all of its lessons) in a week, but please don’t let a week go by without completing at least one lesson.

Lesson 1: Jesus and John the Baptist

Main text and related passages:

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Topics to explore:

    • Why is John unsure about Jesus?
    • What signs does Jesus want John to pay attention to?
    • Why is the least person in the Kingdom of Heaven greater than John?

Additional resources to check out:

Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
    • Watch the Tim Mackie video.

Lesson 2: Woe on Unrepentant Cities

Main text and related passages:

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Topics to explore:

    • What was Sodom’s problem?
    • How do you respond to Jesus?

Additional resources to check out:

Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.
    • Watch the Tim Mackie video.

Lesson 3: The Father Revealed in the Son, Rest for the Weary

Main text and related passages:

Checkout the following:

Topics to explore:

    • Jesus asserts here that we only know the Father through him.
    • What does this say about people who claim to know God through some path other than Jesus?
    • What’s unique about Jesus? How does he compare to the founders of all other religious systems?

Additional resources to check out:

Training assignment (do this yourself, and use it to help train someone else):

    • Read the main passage and related passages above.

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