Read Luke 16:1-17:37 (Journey to Jerusalem – Part Four)
Theme: A reversal of things – In the parable about the rich man and Lazarus, we see a reversal of things. The rich man is now the one in need.
Did anyone find anything else to point out in this week’s readings? If so, please share in the comment box below.
- What verse or verses stand out to you, touch you? Why?
- In the parable of the dishonest steward (16:1-13), we read that you “cannot serve God and mammon.” Where does your trust lie? Do you place your trust in material/worldly things or in God?
- Do you justify yourself in the sight of others (16:15)? Would you do a good action even if others do not approve?
- What thoughts come to mind while reading the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus? Are you comfortable knowing that what we do in life affects whether we receive salvation or we receive damnation? (16:19-31)
- Is there someone you need to forgive? (17:1-4)
- Our faith can also lead to our salvation. For what are you thankful to God? (17:11-19)
Additional Questions found in the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible – Gospel of Luke