Life of Christ part 2 Close of Jesus

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Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry Lesson 6 Luke 16: 19

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry Lesson 6 Luke 16: 19 -17: 10, John 11: 1 -54

Intro review o Years of preparation – 30 yrs o Beginning of ministry –

Intro review o Years of preparation – 30 yrs o Beginning of ministry – 6 mos o Great Galilean ministry – 18 mos o Period of retirement – 6 mos o Close of ministry – 6 mos o Last week o Resurrection and exaltation

Jews wanted to kill Jesus o Jews inte nsi n People, nation n Leaders

Jews wanted to kill Jesus o Jews inte nsi n People, nation n Leaders o Pharisees o Sanhedrin o Pharisees in Galilee o Jews of Jerusalem review ty i sb uild ing

Jesus goes to Perea review o Feast of Dedication is over o December o

Jesus goes to Perea review o Feast of Dedication is over o December o Crosses over Jordan o Area ruled by Herod Antipas o People recognized that what John had said about Jesus was true

review Compassion on the Sabbath o House of chief Pharisee o Watching Jesus n

review Compassion on the Sabbath o House of chief Pharisee o Watching Jesus n Maliciously o “is it lawful to heal on Sabbath? ” o No answer o Jesus heals man of dropsy o Would you save your donkey or ox from a pit on the Sabbath?

Humility review o Pharisees chose best seats o Do not exalt yourself o Sit

Humility review o Pharisees chose best seats o Do not exalt yourself o Sit at the lowly seat o Others will see you exalted o Lu 14: 11 “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. ”

Cost of discipleship review o Building a house n Not enough money to finish

Cost of discipleship review o Building a house n Not enough money to finish it o About to go to war n Evaluate strength vs enemy o What is cost of discipleship? n Forsake all n Including family o Service to Christ comes above ALL things

review Lost son ‘came to himself’ o I must go to my father n

review Lost son ‘came to himself’ o I must go to my father n Not worthy to be called son n Make me as a servant o Father is waiting; watching n Runs to meet son o Rejoice n Robe and feast o Jealous older brother o God has enough blessing for all

Can’t serve two masters review o Will love one, but hate the other o

Can’t serve two masters review o Will love one, but hate the other o God vs mammon n Mammon – riches, gain o 1 John 2: 15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Lesson—Repentance Lessons o I must go to my father n Not worthy to be

Lesson—Repentance Lessons o I must go to my father n Not worthy to be called son n Make me as a servant o Father is waiting; watching n Runs to meet son o Rejoice n Robe and feast o Jealous older brother o God has enough blessing for all

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry Lesson 6 Luke 16: 19

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry Lesson 6 Luke 16: 19 -17: 10, John 11: 1 -54

Rich man and Lazarus Luke 16: 19 -31 o Rich man n Clothed in

Rich man and Lazarus Luke 16: 19 -31 o Rich man n Clothed in finest n Lived in splendor o Lazarus n Beggar n Was laid at rich man’s gate n Sick, covered with sores n So hungry was begging for scraps

Rich man and Lazarus o Both died n Matthew 25 o Lazarus into arms

Rich man and Lazarus o Both died n Matthew 25 o Lazarus into arms of Abraham o Rich man in Hades in torment o Begged for mercy opposite of n Just a drop of water o Great gulf between n No one can cross what is had been during earthly life v 25

Rich man and Lazarus o Send someone to warn my brothers o They have

Rich man and Lazarus o Send someone to warn my brothers o They have Moses and the prophets o “If some rise from the dead, they will listen to them” o What did rich man fail to do during his life? o Did ‘people’ listen when one rose from the dead and spoke to them?

Warning Luke 17: 1 -4 to the disciples o Watch yourselves that you do

Warning Luke 17: 1 -4 to the disciples o Watch yourselves that you do not cause another to sin n o If n n n Drown with millstone your brother sins— Rebuke him If he repents, forgive him Forgive him every time he repents

Unprofitable servant Luke 17: 5 -10 apostles said o “increase our faith” o Your

Unprofitable servant Luke 17: 5 -10 apostles said o “increase our faith” o Your servant has been working in field all day o He comes in— n Do you feed him? n Or, do you expect him to feed you? o Say, Say “We are unprofitable servants; we have done only our duty”

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry Lesson 6 Luke 16: 19

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry Lesson 6 Luke 16: 19 -17: 10, John 11: 1 -54

Jesus raises Lazarus John 11: 1 -54 o Lived in Bethany with sisters n

Jesus raises Lazarus John 11: 1 -54 o Lived in Bethany with sisters n Mary and Martha o Numerous times in Jesus’ ministry, He would take advantage of opportunities to get away from the crowds (Matthew 14: 23, 26: 39, Mark 6: 46, etc). In John 11, we read the story of the death and resurrection of Lazarus. In the midst of that story, in verse 18, we are told that Bethany is approximately 2 miles from Jerusalem. While two miles isn’t that far, it was far enough for Jesus to get away from the crowds of Jerusalem. Exploring Bible Lands Barry Britnell

Jesus raises Lazarus o But, we can learn more about His choice to stay

Jesus raises Lazarus o But, we can learn more about His choice to stay in Bethany by looking at a map. In this case, a topographical map. If you look at a map, you’ll notice that Jerusalem is located due west of the Mount of Olives. And, Bethany is located on the south-eastern slope of the Mount of Olives

Jesus raises Lazarus o So, for Jesus to travel from Jerusalem to Bethany, He

Jesus raises Lazarus o So, for Jesus to travel from Jerusalem to Bethany, He would have had to leave the city, cross the Kidron Valley, climb the top of the Mount of Olives, cross the top of the mount and then descend down to the town. It was the perfect place for Jesus to stay. He would have been close to Jerusalem, but since Bethany faces the east, probably could not even see Jerusalem from Bethany.

Jesus raises Lazarus whom you love o Jesus receives word Lazarus is sick o

Jesus raises Lazarus whom you love o Jesus receives word Lazarus is sick o He states this will be used to glorify God o After two more days Jesus said, “Let us go back to Judea. ” o The disciples warn about the attempts to kill Jesus o Finally, Jesus tells them about Lazarus—Lazarus is dead

Jesus raises Lazarus o When Jesus approaches n Lazarus has been dead four days

Jesus raises Lazarus o When Jesus approaches n Lazarus has been dead four days n There are many gathered to mourn n Martha runs to meet Jesus n She falls at His feet o Her faith--John 11: 22 “But even now I know that whatever You ask of God, God will give You. ”

Jesus raises Lazarus o John 11: 23 Jesus said to her, “Your brother will

Jesus raises Lazarus o John 11: 23 Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again. ” o 24 Martha said to Him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day. ”

Jesus raises Lazarus o 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and

Jesus raises Lazarus o 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die

Jesus raises Lazarus o 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and

Jesus raises Lazarus o 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this? ” She said to Him, “Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world. ”

Jesus raises Lazarus o Martha goes to tell Mary Jesus is coming o Mary

Jesus raises Lazarus o Martha goes to tell Mary Jesus is coming o Mary goes to meet him o The mourners follow her o Jesus is touched by the weeping o Jesus wept o They go to the tomb

Jesus raises Lazarus o Jesus told them to ‘take away the stone’ that covered

Jesus raises Lazarus o Jesus told them to ‘take away the stone’ that covered the opening to the cave (tomb)

Jesus raises Lazarus o Jesus told them to ‘take away the stone’ that covered

Jesus raises Lazarus o Jesus told them to ‘take away the stone’ that covered the opening to the cave (tomb)

Jesus raises Lazarus o Jesus told them to ‘take away the stone’ that covered

Jesus raises Lazarus o Jesus told them to ‘take away the stone’ that covered the opening to the cave (tomb) o Jesus told Martha to wait and see the glory of God o He prayed to the Father o Then said, “Lazarus, come forth. ”

Jesus raises Lazarus o Lazarus, who had been dead four days, came from the

Jesus raises Lazarus o Lazarus, who had been dead four days, came from the tomb bound in grave clothes o Many of the Jews who were with them believed o Others went to tell the Pharisees

Effect on the Jewish leaders o The chief priests and Pharisees gather a council

Effect on the Jewish leaders o The chief priests and Pharisees gather a council o “What shall we do? ” n “This man works many signs”

Effect on the Jewish leaders o John 11: 49 And one of them, Caiaphas,

Effect on the Jewish leaders o John 11: 49 And one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest that year, year said to them, “You know nothing at all, nor do you consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation should perish. ”

Effect on the Jewish leaders o 51 -52 …being high priest that year he

Effect on the Jewish leaders o 51 -52 …being high priest that year he prophesied that Jesus would die for the nation, and not for that nation only, but also that He would gather together in one the children of God who were scattered abroad. o From that day they were trying to kill Jesus n He went to Ephraim

Looking ahead o Scholars think He may have spent as much as two months

Looking ahead o Scholars think He may have spent as much as two months in Ephraim o John 11: 55 And the Passover of the Jews was near, near and many went from the country up to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves. o This will be the Passover of His death

Warning s n o s s Le o Watch yourselves that you do not

Warning s n o s s Le o Watch yourselves that you do not cause another to sin o If your brother sins— n n n Rebuke him If he repents, forgive him Forgive him every time he repents

Unprofitable servant s n o s s Le o “increase our faith” o Your

Unprofitable servant s n o s s Le o “increase our faith” o Your servant has been working in field all day o He comes in— n Do you feed him? n Or, do you expect him to feed you? o Say, “We are unprofitable servants; we have done only our duty”

Jesus raises Lazarus s n o s s Le o 25 Jesus said to

Jesus raises Lazarus s n o s s Le o 25 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. "And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this? " She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world. "

s n o s s Le Effect on the Jewish leaders o “What shall

s n o s s Le Effect on the Jewish leaders o “What shall we do? ” o John 11: 49 And one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest that year, said to them, “You know nothing at all, nor do you consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation should perish. ”

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry next class … Lesson 7

Life of Christ, part 2 Close of Jesus Ministry next class … Lesson 7 Luke 17: 11 -18: 14, Mark 10: 1 -16