Giving to the Poor – Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man


Donation to the PoorIce Breaker (the goal is to identify whether we still care about the poor people around us)
Q: Mention the last time you noticed a poor person around you (can be your friends or some poor homeless people on the streets that you saw).
Luke 16:19-31: The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man

Explain the background of the Parable to your cell group members:
Jesus was teaching the Jews, especially the Pharisees. The parable was a “continuation” from the parable of the dishonesty steward. The Jews, especially the Pharisees”, believed that being poor and sick is a curse from God. Whereas being rich and wealthy, is a blessing from God and a sign that you are loved and favorable by God. This is wrong indeed! Jesus wanted to teach them that they were wrong!
Ask the group to read the parable together.

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The Good Samaritan study for Cell Group


This is a cell group resource which can be used for your cell group session. As a leader of the cell group, you would probably want to modify the questions to suit your own cell group. Feel free to discuss or let me know if I made any mistakes on my interpretation.
The “Q”s are the questions that you should ask your cell group to initiate discussions.
The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)
Aim for your cell group: to make sure that everyone in the cell group loves everyone (Christians or non Christians) fully and unconditionally. This study also aims to identify our own weaknesses in doing this.
Read Luke 10:25-37.
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