Lakeside Church

Luke 6:27-36

These questions are connected to the message, “Jesus Reacts To ‘A Slap In The Face’ ” from Aug. 15, 2021. You can watch it here.
Dive In: This story is such a JOLTING picture of how polarizing Jesus was!
Read or listen to this passage (Luke 6:27-36) in an unfamiliar translation of the Bible (e.g. New Living Translation or The Message). What did this passage teach you about what God is like?
  1. What piqued your curiosity, challenged you, JOLTED you, encouraged you, or motivated you from the sermon?
  2. Think of your social and friendship circles. Do they only include those who can return your invitations and generosity? What is the “reciprocity factor” in your circles?
  3. Verse 36 says, “Be merciful as your Father (God) is merciful.” Is your image of God one of mercy? Discuss.