Understanding How Jesus Chooses His Friends
Write a short reflection essay by answering the following questions. Make sure to look at the
Venn Diagram that you accomplished on page 3.
1. How do you feel about the story in Matt 9:9-13? Why do you feel this way?
(Try to consider the following characters: Jesus, Matthew, and the Pharisees)
2. How do you think did Jesus feel when He called Matthew and when Matthew followed
Him? Why do you think Jesus felt this way?
3. Can you relate with Jesus’ way of choosing a friend? Is it similar with or different from
the way you choose a friend?
4. What lesson can we get from this story? Explain your answer.