Discipleship and Salvation

Reading Assignment:

Luke 14:25-15:32

 

Did you understand what you read?

  1. What cost may be involved in being a disciple of Jesus?
  2. Why must the cost of being a disciple of Jesus be considered?
  3. Is Jesus stating that we must abandon our families, give up everything we own, and carry a cross around in order to be a disciple? Why were these illustrations given?
  4. What point is Jesus making with the illustration about salt?
  5. What fault did the scribes and Pharisees find in the type of people coming to hear Jesus?
  6. What truth is illustrated by the parable of the lost sheep and the parable of the lost coin?
  7. In the parable of the prodigal son, who does the younger son represent?
  8. In the parable of the prodigal son, who does the elder son represent?
  9. What caused the younger son to return?
  10. What was wrong with the attitude of the older son?