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Parable on how we receive the word of God

Parable of the Sower


That we are caretakers and not owners of our lives God has provided for us

Parable of the Tenants


That we are valuable to God and He seeks after us

Parable of the Lost Sheep


That we have been forgiven by God and are therefore called to forgive others

Parable of the Unmerciful Servant


That actions speak louder than words in showing who will really repent of selfishness and live by faith

Parable of the Two Sons


The recognition of the incredible value of knowing and applying God’s wisdom, rather than spending our time and talents in other selfish pursuits

Parable of the Hidden Treasure/Pearl


That God will accept all people into Heaven equally the moment they repent, whether it’s at the beginning, middle, or end of their lives

Parable of Workers in the Vineyard


Where the angels are described as gathering all of humanity and separating the wicked from the righteous

Parable of the Net


That upon Christ’s return, those who live in Christ will shine, while those who love evil will be exposed and suffer eternal separation from God

Parable of the Weeds


That despite all being given the opportunity to partake in the glory of life, many would rather choose the comfort of remaining in the limited conditions they are in

Parable of the Wedding Banquet


Wisdom of living in a manner where one is able to meet the daily call of loving God and loving others while eagerly anticipating living in eternity with God

Parable of the Ten Virgins


List the 13 parables

Parable of the Sower
Parable of the Weeds
Parable of the Mustard Seed/Yeast
Parable of the Hidden Treasure/Pearl
Parable of the Unmerciful Servant
Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard
Parable of the Lost Sheep
Parable of the Ten Virgins
Parable of the Tenants
Parable of the Wedding Banquet
Parable of the Net
Parable of the Talents
Parable of the Two Sons


The amazing truth about how just a little bit of faith can produce wonders due to the power of God

Parable of the Mustard Seed/Yeast


On the clear consequences of choosing to develop or waste the opportunities we’ve been given

Parable of the Talents


What did Jesus tell his disciples when they asked him why he taught in parables?

They contained the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven


In between which two parables did Jesus teach the lesson on relationship reconciliation in Matthew 18?

Parable of the Lost Sheep and Parable of the Unmerciful Servant


What are the three (3) steps of relationship reconciliation described in Matthew 18?

a. Go to the other to restore the relationship
b. Bring one with you that the other respects to restore the relationship
c. Bring the conflict before the church (authority) to restore the relationship


Why does the start of Chapter 8 conclude that “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus”?

Because the law of the spirit set us free from the law of sin


Humans who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what?

Their selfish desires


Humans who live according to the Spirit have their minds set on what?

Loving God/others


Why does it state as fact in Romans 8:8 that “those controlled by the sinful nature cannot please God”?

Because they are not focused on God, they are focused upon themselves


Why does Romans 8 describe us as “co-heirs” with Jesus?

Because we have been reconciled to God as brothers and sisters of Christ


What is the obligation in Romans 8:12 “Therefore, brothers, we have an obligation…”

To live by the Spirit


What is the significance of Romans 8:18 “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us”?

That are lives are but a mist in compared to eternity – so stop complaining about the conditions of the moment


How does the Spirit help us in our weakness, especially in prayer?

The Spirit intercedes for us in ways that we cannot express, but is exactly what we need


Explain why we are placing our hope in the glory of God?

Since we do not have the glory of God, it is something we are called to wait patiently for


What does it mean to be “more than a conqueror”?

We have ALREADY defeated whatever may come against us


What was Pilate's job?

Roman governor


Did Pilate believe Jesus was an innocent man?



Who did Jesus say was primarily responsible for his death?

Jewish leaders


What did Jesus say was his purpose for being sent to earth?

To bring truth


What did Pilate believe about truth?

It was relative- there isn't a truth that applies to all


What was the primary motivation of the Jewish leaders?

To maintain their power


Who did Pilate agree to give Jesus' body to?

Joseph of Arimathea


Which Jewish leader clearly believed Jesus was the Messiah, based upon the evidence of his presence at claiming Jesus’ body?



What are the six ways in which Pilate tries to absolve himself from accepting responsibility for Jesus being sentenced to death?

Send Jesus to Herod
Jesus of Barabbus?
Flogging him
Giving him to Jewish leaders
Washing his hands of him
Sign on the cross


What was Pilate’s primary motivation to set Jesus free?

To keep the peace


What is the primary reason Pilate had fear?

The emotion came upon him in a foreign manner (by the Holy Spirit)


How did Jesus calm Pilate's fear?

By communicating that the Jewish Leaders were ultimately responsible


Who warned Pilate not to have anything to do with Jesus?

His wife


Who did the Jewish leaders say was their king?



What sign did Pilate place on Jesus’ cross?

King of the Jews


What was the language on the sign that was meant for the Jewish people?



What was the language on the sign that was meant for the culture of the day?



What was the language on the sign that was meant for the intellectuals, wealthy, and powerful of the day?



What type of thinking do we display when we follow Jesus, follow the Jewish leaders, and follow Pilate?

Jesus- An attitude of humility that seeks to develop our talents and use them for others
Jewish leaders- An attitude of arrogance that will protect our selfish desires at all costs
Pilate- An attitude of compromising in order to protect and promote oneself