Luke 19:1-10 It’s your move, what are you going to do? James Mugwe

Our Thanksgiving address was given by James.  Jimmy shared with us how the story of Zacchaeus spoke to him even as a child growing up.  Join us as he unpacks this passage in HIStory.



 

Dig deeper into HIStory:  Luke 19:1-10

 

  1. How has someone talking badly about you affected you and what others say about you?

 

  1. Who are the people least respected in your culture or community? Why is that?

 

Read today’s passage in more than one verse of the Bible.  (Luke 19:1-10)

 

  1. Where did this passage take place? What do we know Biblically about that place?  (Luke 19:1; Josh 2:1; Josh 6:26; 1 Ki 16:34)

 

  1. Who are the characters involved? (Luke 19:1, 2, 3)

 

  1. How is Zacchaeus portrayed by Luke, and the crowds? (Luke 19:2, 19:7)

 

  1. What issues did Zacchaeus have with the crowds? How did he over come them? (Luke 19:2-4; 7-8)

 

  1. How did Jesus respond to Zacchaeus? (Luke 19:5, 9-10)

 

  1. How did Zacchaeus respond to Jesus’ self invitation? (Luke 19:6, 8)

 

  1. What effect does your reputation have on your life? (Daniel 6:3-5; Ezekiel 20:9-10; Prov. 22:1; Acts 10:1-4; Acts 24:16; 1 Thes 4:1; 1 Tim 3:7; 2 Corinthians 10:17-18; Matthew 6:1-8)

 

  1. When sharing the gospel how much attention should be placed on a person’s reputation? (Luke 19:10; Luke 5:31-32; Luke 15:4-7, 32; Matthew 9:13; Rom. 5:6)

 

  1. What does the response of Zacchaeus to Jesus show us about the power to change lives? (Luke 19:9; Heb 7:25; 1 Peter 2:10)

 

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