Self Esteem: Is that a Christian Concept? Part 3

Week 17 Chapter 14

Self Esteem: Is that a Christian Concept?

Part III

Matt 18:1-14; Mark 9: 35-37,42-50; Luke 9:46-48

  

Read Matt 18:1-14; Mark 9: 35-37, 42-50; Luke 9:46-48 and answer the following Questions.

 

In Luke 9

 

1. What was Jesus saying about he disciples’ self-assessment?

 

2. Did He approve? Why or why not?

 

3. How did He compare their behavior to Kingdom citizens?

 

In Mark 9: 33-37; 42-50

 

4. Why did Jesus bring up what the disciples were discussing?

 

5. How did Jesus want the disciples to esteem themselves?

 

6. Why did Christ make a point to use a “child” as an example?

 

7. What is “salt” in the Christian life?

 

8. Why is it important?

 

In Matthew 18:1-14

 

9. What does Jesus mean by humility?

 

10. What does Jesus think of pride?

 

11. Does Jesus indicate that we have to love self before others, why or why not?

 

12. Look up the words “self esteem” and “humility” in the dictionary. Compare and       contrast these two concepts. Which one honors Jesus? Why?

     

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