Tidings of Joy | Part 3
Welcomed | Luke 19:1-10

Gathering Question: 

When was a time you felt like you were on the outside? How did you handle that situation? 

Gathering Prayer. 

Opening Questions

  • What stood out to you in the sermon? 
  • What insights did you gain? 
  • What questions did it raise?

Luke 19:1-7

  • How do you think Zaccheus felt when Jesus pointed him out of the crowd? 
  • How would you have felt if you lived in Jericho and you saw Jesus choose to spend time with Zaccheus? 
  • What does Zaccheus teach us about God’s grace? 
  • When is a time God was at work in your life that you didn’t deserve? 

Luke 19:8-10

  • What do you think motivated Zaccheus to repent? 
  • How do you think the people of Jericho responded to his repentance? 
  • What does Zaccheus’ repentance teach us about the power of God’s grace? 
  • How is grace a greater motivator for change than guilt and shame? 

Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. 

  • What are some ways you can apply this verse to your life? 
  • Who are the people or the situations God wants to work through you to reach the lost? 
  • What is God calling you to live like Jesus? 

Closing Prayer. 

Pray for people in your life who don’t know the Lord.