Bible 106, 310

Special Parables Recorded Only by Luke

(Luke 10:25-37; 12:13-21; 15:1-16:31; 18:1-14)
(Synopsis: §§182-237 passim; pp.168-205 passim)

  1. In the parable of the Good Samaritan, what two men did not help the injured man, and why would they have been expected to? (§183)

  2. In the parable of the Good Samaritan, to what extent did the Samaritan help the injured man, and why was this unexpected? (§183)

  3. What was the main point of the parable of the Rich Fool? (§200)

  4. What is the common point that the parables of the Lost Sheep, the Lost Coin, and the Prodigal Son all make? (§219-221)

  5. In the parable of the Prodigal Son, what circumstances of life finally forced the younger son to come to his right mind? (§221)

  6. In the parable of the Prodigal Son, how did the father react to the younger son? To the older son? (§221)

  7. In the parable of the Unjust Steward, what plan of action did the steward follow to insure that he had a place to stay and eat after he was fired? (§222)

  8. In the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus, for what two reasons would Abraham not send Lazarus to cool off the rich man by putting water on his tongue? (§228)

  9. What was the main point of the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus? (§228)

  10. What was the main point of the parable of the Unjust Judge? (§236)

  11. In the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, which one who prayed was acceptable to God? Why? (§237)

For the test, you should know the parables of the Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son, the Rich Man and Lazarus, and the Pharisee and the Tax Collector in detail.


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