2 Samuel 20.14-21.22; Acts 1.1-26; Psalm 121.1-8; Proverbs 16.18
Even after all the disciples have seen and gone through, when they are back with Jesus after his resurrection, their question is: Is it time for you to restore our kingdom? Instead of a the heavenly kingdom, they continued to think of an earthly one. Why do you think it was so hard for the people of Israel to look beyond their desire for a restoration of an earthly kingdom?
What do you think would have happened if the woman at Abel-Bath-maacah had not intervened?
Where do you think God has called you to be eyewitnesses of his salvation that comes through Jesus?
Why were “the mountains” a significant part of looking for salvation?
“Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.” What examples in your life have proven the truthfulness of this popular proverb?