ENGAGE IN BUSINESS UNTIL I COME
- Read verses 1-10. Why did Zacchaeus climb up into the sycamore tree? (1-4) How did Jesus respond to him and why? (5,10) What did Zacchaeus decide? (6-8) How did Jesus bless him? (9) What do you learn from Zacchaeus and Jesus?
- Read verses 11-27. Why did Jesus tell the parable? (11) Describe the parable (12-27). What does Jesus tell us through this parable? What does this parable mean to you?
- Read verses 28-40. Near Jerusalem, what task did Jesus give the two of his disciples and why? (28-35a; Zech 9:9) How did the whole multitude of his disciples and some Pharisees respond? (35b-40; Ps 118:26) How is the incident related to the previous parable and to you? (11-27)
- Read verses 41-48. Why did Jesus weep over Jerusalem? (41-44) What was the main cause of the destruction? (45-48) How did Jesus restore the purpose of the temple? (47a) How is this incident related to you and your church?