THE GOSPEL OF LUKE

Updated 6/2013

 



Chapter 1

  1. What was Luke's profession?
  2. Why did Luke write this gospel?
  3. Who were John the Baptist's mother and father?
  4. a. Who appeared to John's father in the temple? b. What word did he receive?
  5. What was John's ministry to the people?
  6. a. What happened to John's father in the temple? b. Why?
  7. Who were Jesus' parents?
  8. a. Who came to Jesus' mother? b. What was she told? c. How would this be possible since she was not married?
  9. What happened when Mary and Elizabeth came together?
  10. What happened to Zacharias the day his son was circumcised?
  11. Who did Zacharias prophesy of first?
  12. What was Zacharias' prophecy of John?

Chapter 2

  1. a. Where was Jesus born? b. Why were his parents there? c. Where did they stay? Why? d. In what was Jesus laid?
  2. a. What did the shepherds see and hear when Jesus was born? b. Was it true?
  3. What was the promise to Simeon?
  4. a. What was Anna's prophecy of Jesus? b. How old was Anna when Jesus was born?
  5. a. Where did Jesus' parents lose Him? b. How old was He? c. What was Jesus doing when they found Him? d. What was His response?

Chapter 3

  1. What was John’s message to the people?
  2. What happened when Jesus was baptized? 
  3. a. From what tribe is Jesus a descendant? b. What forefather was a king? c. Who was the first forefather of Jesus?
  4. Why was Adam a son of God?

Chapters 4

  1. a. Where did Jesus go after He was baptized? b. How long was He there?
  2. What was Jesus' purpose on earth?
  3. a. Why did the people become angry at Jesus? b. What did they try to do to Him?
  4. Who did Jesus heal at Simon's house?

Chapter 5

  1. a. What miracle did Jesus do in Simon's boat?  b. What did Simon and his men give up?
  2. How would Simon become a fisherman of men?
  3. Of what was Simon not to be afraid?
  4. Why did Jesus send the leper to the priest after healing Him?
  5. Why did Jesus decide to heal the paralyzed man?
  6. What is the meaning of the parable of the wineskins?

CHAPTER 6

  1. What does Jesus teach about the Sabbath?
  2. Who are the twelve apostles?
  3. What is the message of the Beatitudes? 
  4. What are the differences in the Beatitudes of Luke and Matthew?
  5. a. How are we to treat our enemies? b. To whom should we lend? c. How should we treat all people?
  6. How should we judge or condemn others?
  7. What will God do when you give to others?
  8. How can you help someone spiritually if you are not spiritually right yourself?
  9. What is the source from which your tongue speaks?
  10. a. If we follow the teachings of Jesus what will we be like? b. If we hear and do not do the teachings of Jesus what will we be like?

Chapter 7

  1. a. What miracle did Jesus do at Capernaum? b. What had a centurion done for Israel?
  2. What miracle did Jesus do at Nain?
  3. What is meant by "blessed is the man who is not offended by me"?
  4. Why is the least one in the kingdom of heaven greater than John the Baptist?
  5. a. What did a woman do to Jesus when He was at the Pharisees' house? b. Why?

Chapter 8

  1. What does the seed represent in the Parable of the Sower?
  2. What does each of the types of seed represent? a. The seed by the wayside. b. The seed on the rock. c. The seed that fell in the thorns. d. The seed on good ground.
  3. What do you receive when you: a. Hear the word and apply it to your life? b. Hear the word but do not apply it to your life?
  4. Explain the Parable of the Light.
  5. What sign of power did Jesus perform while in the boat with His disciples?
  6. What did the demon possessed man in Gerasenes (Gadarenes) call Jesus?
  7. What did Jesus do to the demons in the possessed man?
  8. What two miracles did Jesus do after the healing of the demon possessed man?

Chapter 9

  1. How do you take up your cross daily and follow Jesus?
  2. How does one desire to save his own life?
  3. a. Who went with Jesus to the mountain? b. What did they see? c. What did they hear? d. What did this vision symbolize?
  4. What miracle did Jesus do the next day after coming down from the mountain?
  5. Why could the disciples not cast out the demon in the boy?
  6. How would someone not be fit for the kingdom of God?

CHAPTER 10

  1. a. How were the seventy disciples sent out to the cities? b. What were they to do for the Lord? c. What did Jesus caution these workers of when they returned?
  2. How were the workers able to trample serpents and scorpions?
  3. What are the two greatest commandments required to have eternal life?
  4. Who is your neighbor?
  5. What should we never neglect?

CHAPTER 11

  1. What should be the basic content of our prayer to the Father?
  2. How persistent should we pray?
  3. What is the result of asking, seeking, and knocking?
  4. How does God give us the Holy Spirit?
  5. What is Jesus' response to being accused of using the power of a demon?
  6. What is the significance of the returning unclean spirit?
  7. What was Jesus' response to the blessing of his mother?
  8. Why is your eye a lamp to your body?
  9. What did Jesus accuse the teachers of the law?

CHAPTER 12

  1. What will become of the hidden things of the hypocrite?
  2. Who should we fear and why?
  3. a. How do we confess Jesus before men? b. How do we deny Jesus? c. What will happen if we deny Jesus before men?
  4. What did Jesus say about covetousness in one's life?
  5. What must we seek first to receive the things we need?
  6. a. How do we "gird" our waist? b. How do we "Let our lamps burn"?
  7. What should we be watching and prepared for as followers of Christ?
  8. a. What will happen to the servant not doing his master's will? b. Why is there a more severe punishment for these people? c. Who is this servant?
  9. What is given and required of you?
  10. What fire did Jesus want kindled?

CHAPTER 13

  1. What difference in punishment will lost sinners receive?
  2. What is the meaning of the parable of the fig tree?
  3. What characteristic of the kingdom of God is represented: a. in the parable of the mustard seed? b. in the parable of the leaven?
  4. a. Why is our gate narrow? b. Will many be saved? c. Why will some be lost who thought they were of the kingdom of God?

CHAPTER 14

  1. a. What miracle did Jesus do at a Pharisee's house? b. What type of disease is this?
  2. What ‘work’ is allowed on the Sabbath?
  3. What mindset should we have concerning ourselves?
  4. What is the universal statute of the humble and the proud?
  5. Who should you also invite to your feasts or dinners? Why?
  6. a. What is the meaning of the parable of the great supper? b. What will happen to those who make excuses not to join in the supper?
  7. How do we hate our life and bear our cross?
  8. What should we consider before we follow Jesus?
  9. What is our salt? What may happen if your salt loses its flavor?

CHAPTER 15

  1. Why did Jesus eat with sinners?
  2. Who rejoices in heaven when a sinner repents?
  3. In the parable of the lost son who is it that we sin against first?
  4. In the parable of the lost son, how did the son go from dead and lost to alive and found?

CHAPTER 16

  1. What is the meaning of the unjust steward parable?
  2. What is highly esteemed among men but an abomination to God?
  3. What is the meaning of the rich man and Lazarus?

CHAPTER 17

  1. What should you fear if you cause someone to sin?
  2. If someone sins against you and repents, what should you do?
  3. What type of faith should we have?
  4. What is our expected duty as servants to God?
  5. a. How many lepers were healed? b. How many gave credit to God?
  6. a. How quick will be Jesus' return? b. What will people be doing when He returns? c. What will happen to us?

CHAPTER 18

  1. What is the meaning of the parable of the widow and the unrighteous judge?
  2. What is the meaning of the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector?
  3. How do we receive the kingdom of God as children?
  4. Why did Jesus tell the rich young ruler to sell all that he had and give to the poor?
  5. If you sacrifice your desires in life for the sake of the Kingdom of God what will you receive: a. In this present life? b. In the time to come?
  6. What miracle did Jesus do on the way to Jericho?

CHAPTER 19

  1. a. Who was Zacchaeus? b. What was noticeable about Him? c. Why did Jesus call him a son of Abraham?
  2. a. What was the purpose of the parable of the minas? b. What are we expected to do until the kingdom of God comes? c. What happens if you do or don't do this?
  3. Why did Jesus rid the temple of the merchants?

CHAPTER 20

  1. How did Jesus answer the chief priests and elders about His authority?
  2. a. In the parable of the wicked vinedresser who was the owner? b. Who were the first servants sent by the owner? c. Who is the son? d. Who were the vinedressers? e. Who was given the vineyard by the owner?
  3. Explain "Whoever falls on the stone will be broken. and "Whomever the stone falls on will be ground into powder."
  4. a. After the resurrection will we marry or give our children in marriage? b. Who will we be like?
  5. What is the punishment for the hypocrite?

CHAPTER 21

  1. What are the signs of the end time?
  2. What will happen to Jerusalem?
  3. How are we to be counted worthy to stand before Christ?
  4. What ‘things’ will the worthy escape?

CHAPTER 22

  1. At the Lord's Supper, what was symbolized by the bread and wine?
  2. Who would betray Jesus to the chief priests?
  3. What would Peter do before the night was over?
  4. Why would the disciples need to take supplies for themselves now?
  5. Who did Jesus heal even as he was being arrested?
  6. Who is first to question Jesus?

CHAPTER 23

  1. a. To whom did the chief priests and scribes send Jesus? b. To whom did he send Jesus? c. Where did Jesus end up last?
  2. Who was released according to custom instead of Jesus?
  3. Who carried Jesus' cross part of the way for Him?
  4. Why would the people weep for their children?
  5. Who is the green wood?
  6. a. What happened in the middle of the day? b. What happened to the veil in the temple?
  7. How many days did Jesus suffer and then die?

CHAPTER 24

  1. What did the women discover the day after the Sabbath at the tomb?
  2. What did the two men in shining garments tell the women?
  3. a. How many nights was Jesus in the tomb? b. How many days and nights did Jesus suffer, die, and then rise from the tomb?
  4. Who did Jesus appear to on the road to Emmaus?
  5. What promise would Jesus send to the apostles?