Palms Baptist Church Bible Study
Luke Theme: The Rejected Stone
April 1, 2020
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Luke Theme: The Rejected Stone

April 1, 2020 / 118:

Luke 24:44

  • Gospel of Luke quotes Psalms
  • In Acts, Luke quotes Psalms

“The Stones the builders rejected has become the Cornerstone”

  • Psalm 118:22
  • Luke 20:17
  • Acts 4:8-12
    • Two types of people in the Passion Narrative
      • Those who and Jesus for His claims
      • Those who for Jesus’ claims

Temptation

  • Christ is tempted three times in the wilderness before worldly ministry:
    • Luke 4
  • Christ is “tempted” three times at Gethsemane before His arrest:
    • Luke 22:39-46
  • Disciples tempted:
    • Luke 22:54-62

Betrayal of Jesus

30 Pieces of Silver?

    • Zechariah 11:12-13
      • Shows the worth Judas had for Jesus as in Zechariah
    • Exodus 21:32
      • Cost of a slave…the Sanhedrin purchased Judas as a slave to man
        • See Romans 7:14 (Slave to sin)
  • More times than not, we are the in the story!

WE’VE BETRAYED JESUS FOR MUCH LESS!!!

Why a Kiss?

The Kiss complete

  • Zechariah 9:9 -Prophesied Christ’s entry
  • Luke 19:28-44 -Jesus Enters Jerusalem as King (Coronation)
    • Psalm 118:26 – Quoted in Christ’s coronation
    • 1 Kings 1:32-35 -Coronation of Solomon (Ride of David’s mule- David’s dynasty established)
    • Psalm 2:12
      • “Kiss the Son”
      • New King referred to as the “Son of God” or “The Son”
    • Shows Judas’ heart towards Christ…a mocking kiss to “the King”
      • God actually turns the irony…completes the coronation

God gave Man through a kiss/ Man gave God through a kiss

  • Genesis 2:7 -God gave life through a kiss (Nashaq)
  • Luke 22:47-48 -Man betrays God through a kiss
    • Judas uses a mechanism that is supposed to show respect and admiration for a teacher as a mockery towards Christ

Through God’s grace of breath, we use it to….

Trial of Jesus

  • Luke 23:1-25 – 3 Times they find no fault with Jesus
  • Luke 23:18; 25 – “Release Barabbas”
    • Hebrew: “Bar = Son Abba= Father”
    • The crowd had a choice to release two “Son’s of the Father”
    • They chose the murderous “Son” of man

WE PUT GOD ON TRIAL ALL THE TIME!

  • God, explain why…..

TRUTH IS…IF HE TOLD US, WE WOULDN’T BELIEVE HIM!

  • Luke 22:67 –“If I told you, you would not believe me”

Crucifixion of Jesus

  • Luke 23:22-43 -Executed and mocked between two guilty men
    • One mocks
    • One witnesses
      • Luke 23:40-41 –“This man has done nothing wrong”
  • Simon of Cyrene- Luke 23:26
    • He was a
      • Luke is saying, “Disciples do not come just from Israel”
    • Probably the church at the time
      • Mark 15:21 states he was the “Father of Alexander and Rufus”
      • Romans 16:13 – Man named Rufus mentioned
    • Acts as i.e. “The man you know, Simon, carried the cross”
    • True understanding of
      • Luke 9:23 – Pick up your cross daily and follow me
      • Luke 23:26 – Simon picked up the cross and followed Jesus

LIKE SIMON OF CYRENE DEMONSTRATES, DISCIPLESHIP/SERVING GOD IS OFTEN…

 

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