Following Jesus: Focus On The Message – Matthew 17

 

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

Matthew 17

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Matthew 17

This chapter has 4 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: The Transfiguration

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Topics to explore:

    • What does the mountain setting in this passage tell us?
    • What do Moses and Elijah represent?
    • Who else in the Bible experienced radiance on a mountain? What does that tell us about this passage?

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Lesson 2: Jesus Heals a Demon-Possessed Boy

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Lesson 3: Jesus Predicts His Death a Second Time

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Topics to explore:

    • Why does Jesus have to remind his disciples that he will be killed?

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Lesson 4: The Temple Tax

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Topics to explore:

    • Why does Jesus ask Simon about kings and taxes?

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