2014 September 27

Name: _______________________________________________________________________________________________


Sermon Notes for September 27-28, 2014

Matthew 21:23-32


1)   The inconvenient thing that happened to Pastor Mary on Thursday when she wasn’t looking: ___________________________________________________________________________________

2)   In today’s Gospel who questions Jesus’ authority? ______________________________________ and _______________________________________

3)   Who judges Jesus the night before His death? ______________________________________ and _______________________________________

4)   What had Jesus just done that upset them? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

5)   Jesus was given authority to:

a)    _____________________________________________

b)    _____________________________________________

c)     _____________________________________________

d)   _____________________________________________

6)   After Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, “the crowds were astounded at [Jesus’] teaching, for he taught them as one having _______________________.”

7)   The Roman ____________________________ asked Jesus to cure his sick servant.

8)   Who lowered the paralyzed man down through the roof to Jesus’ feet? ____________________________________

9)   At the end of St. Matthew’s Gospel Jesus says to His disciples, “___________ authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.”

10)                      What does the father ask his two sons in the parable? ___________________________________________________________________________________

11)                      What does each son say and do?

a.      Son # 1: __________________________________________________________________

b.     Son #2: ___________________________________________________________________

12)                      What’s the word that means to change one’s mind? __________________

13)                      Who are the two groups of sinners Jesus mentions in the Gospel?  (Hint: if you don’t know, check out the Celebrate sheet, looking at Matthew 21: 31-32.) a) _____________________________ b) _______________________

14)                      Who does Jesus give authority, permission and power to spread the Good News?  ______________________