1. How did those who were invited to the wedding respond, when the king sent his servants to give the invitation?
2. What group of people had given the gospel invitation both during and after Christ’s time on earth? To what group, specifically, was the message given and how did they respond?
3. What group of people are called the third time to the gospel feast? Describe the various motives of this “mixed company.”
4. What gift from the king were the guests required to wear and why?
5. What time period does the king’s examination of the guests represent? Does this take place before or after the second coming of Christ? (See also Revelation 22:12).
6. What specifically does the wedding garment represent?
7. Why is it futile to cover up our sins and attempt to make ourselves acceptable to God? What is the only covering that can commend us to God?
8. Practically, what does it mean to be “clothed” with the righteousness of Christ?
9. Although we are saved by the grace of Christ alone, why does a mere consent to this truth—without a transformed life—amount to nothing? (Read also 1 John 3:24; 2:3).
10. If God’s Law could be changed or set aside, would it have been necessary for Christ to have died in our place? How does this fact reveal that the Law of God is still binding?
11. Humanity has come face to face with the reality that, in our own strength, it is impossible to obey the high standard God has set in His Law. But when we receive Christ’s power into our lives, how can this drastically change?
12. All of heaven is working intensely to direct your eyes to Christ, and away from the sins and pleasures of this world. Will you decide to accept Christ’s robe of righteousness instead of your own, and allow Him to do away with the habits and sins of your life?