People with lifted hands praising Jesus

Lists – Jesus’ Response to Us

Based on Luke Chapter 7, this is how Jesus responds to people with power, compassion, and the truth:

  1. Jesus responds to faith and understanding, with the power to heal. (v.1-10)
  2. Jesus responds to our sorrow with compassion and help. (v.11-17)
  3. Jesus’ power supplies evidence of the truth—He is the One we need. (v.18-23)
  4. Being immersed in repentance of sin, prepares us for faith in Jesus. (v.24-30)
  5. Jesus’ words and power can be resisted by men. (v.31-35)
  6. Jesus’ mercy has the power to turn a heart filled with sin, to a heart filled with love and devotion. (v.36-39)
  7. Jesus responds to the debt we owe Him with forgiveness, and we respond to Jesus with love. (v.40-50)

*This excerpt is adapted from Beebe Kauffman, A Whole Lot of Wonderful—Application of the New Testament for Today (Buford, Georgia: Lighthouse Bible Studies, 2018), 131.  

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