- Jesus met a burdened woman at the synagogue (v.10-11).
- What does her presence at the synagogue say about her faith?
- What happens to us when we let burdens keep us from assembling?
- Jesus saw, called and released a burdened woman (v.12-13).
- What is wrong with us when we don’t see those who have problems?
- What is wrong with us when we pass over those who have problems?
- What will better help us to see and help those with burdens?
- Jesus releases the burdened in spite of religious traditions (v.14).
- What circumstances should limit our devotion to religious traditions?
- What do these words of the synagogue official say about his heart?
- Jesus releases the burdened because people are important (v.15-16).
- Why is it more difficult to serve people than it is to serve things?
- Why is it more important to serve people than it is to serve things?
- The world rejoices when burdens are lifted (v.17).
- How does compassionate service humiliate religious apathy?
- Why does the world admire kindnesses which religions despise?
Lesson Aim: To look for, see and release the burdens of others.