The Desire of Ages -- Study Guide


Chapter 43: Barriers Broken Down

1. How was the manner in which Jesus received the Syro-Phoenician woman similar to and different from the practices of His day? What lesson was to be gleaned by the disciples from this exchange? DA-SG 46.1

2. How did the example of the “dogs” and the “crumbs” test the woman’s faith and educate His disciples? What does it say to us? DA-SG 46.2

3. Read Ephesians 2:11-18. When was the wall of “partition broken down” between Jew and Gentile? How should this affect the way you personally choose to treat people? DA-SG 46.3

4. In what ways is it possible for Christians to place a wall of partition between themselves and the non-Christian world? DA-SG 46.4