SON OF MAN, SON OF DAVID (Luke 18:31-43)

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Luke 18:31-43

Key Verse: 18:31


Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, ‘We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled.’


  1. Read verses 31-33. To whom was Jesus speaking? In predicting his death for the third time, what new emphasis did Jesus give (9:22,44; 24:44)? What did he want them to know about “the Son of Man”?


  1. What would happen to Jesus (32-33)? Why did he have to suffer and die this way (Isa 53:4,5; 1Pe 2:24)? Why rise again (Ac 2:23-34; 1Pe 1:3,4)? How did the Twelve respond, and when and how would they understand (34; 24:45)?


  1. As Jesus approached Jericho, who was there and what did he do (35-38)? When rebuked, why did he keep crying out (39)? What did he believe about Jesus? What does the title, “the Son of David” teach about Jesus (2Sa 7:12-13; Ac 13:22)?


  1. How did Jesus respond (40-41a)? What was the blind man’s clear request (41b)? How did Jesus bless him (42-43a)? What did the man and the crowd do (43b)? What does this event teach us about who Jesus is, and his character (Isa 42:3,6-7)?