January 31, 2021 | My Yoke is Easy

Bible Study Questions – Matthew 11:25-30

Jesus thanked His Father for hiding “these things” from the wise and understanding. What are some of the “things” He is referring to? Matthew 13:11, 16:17; John 14:6-7, 15:15


Who are the children that Jesus speaks of in verse 25? Proverbs 22:6; Matthew 19:14; Mark 10:13-16; Romans 9:8; Ephesians 5:1-2; 1 Thessalonians 3:3-6; 2 Timothy 2:2; 1 John 2:28

How do you become a child in this way? Matthew 18:3, 19:14; Acts 4:13; 1 Corinthians 1:27

What place does wisdom and intelligence have in the things of faith?

In verse 27, Jesus said, “And no one knows the Father except the Son… How does a person come to know the Father? John 14:6-10, 1 John 2:23, 5:20


In the Old Testament the rebellious Israelites were often accused of being “stiff-necked” by God and by His prophets  Exodus 32:9; Deuteronomy 9:6; 2 Chronicles 30:8 what comparison is being made and what does “stiff-necked” refer to? Isaiah 40:10; Ezekiel 34:15-16

What is meant by the words ‘yoke’ and ‘burden’ here in this teaching of Jesus?            Lamentations 1:14; Psalm 55:22

You won’t fully understand vs. 28, if you don’t also take into consideration vs 29. What is the important demand or condition on the promise? Why is that important?

No one can find rest in Christ for his soul if he doesn’t meet the conditions that Jesus also speaks about. So what are the 3 conditions? Revelation 22:17; Luke 9:27; John 6:45; 1 Peter 2:21


How do these three conditions prepare us for discipleship?


What promise does Jesus’ make to us in His invitation to “Come to me” and to take up His yoke of obedience? Ephesians 2:13-14