Day 8 - Jesus and The Rules

 

Today’s Reading: John 5:1-17

Today’s Big Points

1. Legalism was in control of the culture

2. Understanding the expectations

3. Who surrounds you?

4. Jesus asks: “Do you want to get well?”

Questions to Ponder

For you:

• Are you more a rule keeper or rule breaker?

• How can rule breaking be a path to rejecting Jesus? How can rule keeping be a path to rejecting Jesus?

For your Children:

• Who did Jesus heal in this story?

• Why were the leaders upset?

• Why did Jesus come to challenge the rules?

For your Teenagers:

• What do you find most interesting about this story?

• Why did Jesus come to challenge the rules?

• Why can’t keeping the rules give us salvation?