“All or Nothing at All” Message 5-8-22

15 May 2022
Series: Luke

Point: Jesus never came to fix broken lives. He came to make them new.

Scripture: Luke 5:33-39

Principles for studying a passage of Scripture:

 Comprehension: Asks – What does the passage say?

 Interpretation: Asks – What does the passage mean?

 Application: Asks – How should this passage change me?


1. Read Luke 5:27-32 together as a group.

 Comprehension: In your own words, how would you summarize what is happening in this story?

 Comprehension: Have a group member explain the Bridegroom parable in verses 34-35 in their own words.

 Comprehension: Have a group member explain the Garment parable in verse 36 in their own words

 Comprehension: Have a group member explain the Wineskin parable in verses 37-39 in their own words.

 Interpretation: What is the common theme between all three of these parables? What is Jesus trying to teach? Explain your answer.

 Interpretation: Why do you think the Pharisees had an issue with Jesus’ disciples eating and drinking? What were they afraid was going to happen? Explain.

 Interpretation: Jesus both reassures the Pharisees and explains His purpose for eating and drinking with sinners in verses 36-39. What does Jesus want to accomplish by eating and drinking with sinners?

 Application: How does Jesus make us new? Explain your answer.

 Application: What does this passage tell us about God’s character? About who Jesus is?

 Application: What about your character needs to change in order to better image God’s character?

2. Sermon Application (for breakouts):

 Conviction: How has this Scripture (or this Sermon) challenged you personally? Be specific.

 Character: What about you needs to change in light of what you’ve learned? Be honest and specific.

 Competence: What is your plan for change? Share with the group what you are going to do, how you are going to do it, and when you are going to do it. Leaders – Write everyone’s plan down in a journal and come back to it next week during breakouts.

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