The Desire of Ages -- Study Guide


Chapter 8: The Passover Visit

1. Read John 1:5. “The youthful modesty and grace of Jesus disarmed” the prejudices of the rabbis. What was the rabbis’ response to the light of the Holy Spirit? What lesson can we learn from their choice? DA-SG 11.1

2. In the experience of losing Jesus for an entire day, what else were Joseph and Mary in danger of forgetting? How did Jesus’ response to his parents help them to understand both His mission and His relationship to God? DA-SG 11.2

3. How does the neglect of Jesus’ parents parallel with that of many of Jesus’ followers. In what ways can this neglect be manifested? What is the end result? DA-SG 11.3