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Mark 10:46-11:11 - October 12th 2018

THE KING'S Welcome

Read Mark 10:46-11:11 

(Mark 10:46-52)

  1. What is the setting of the passage?
  2. What is the name of the man who cries out to Jesus? (Mk 10:46)
    1. What does Mark tell us about the man?
    2. What does the man call Jesus?
  3. How does Jesus' response to the man in v. 49-52 reinforce his teaching from Mk 10:45?
    1. What was the result of the man's encounter with Jesus?
  4. How does the man's cry, Jesus Son of David, prepare the way for his triumphal entry in Mk 11:1-11?

(Mark 11:1-11)

  1. What is the setting of this passage? Where is Jesus and why is it important?
  2. Why is the arrival of Jesus on a colt significant?
  3. Why do the crowds shout "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!"? 

Application:

  1. What do we learn about Jesus' identity?
  2. What do we learn about Jesus' mission?
  3. What do we learn about faith in Christ?
  4. What does Jesus' foretelling of his death tell us about his obedience to the Father?
  5. Pray for us, and for those gathering with us who aren't Christians, to see Jesus rightly.
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Mark 10:32-45 - October 5th 2018

THE King's ransom

Read Mark 10:32-45 

  1. What is the setting of the passage?
  2. What does Jesus tell the disciples about what was to happen to him? (v. 33-34)
    1. How many times has Jesus told them this before?
    2. Do the disciples understand what he says?
  3. What did James and John, the sons of Zebedee, request from Jesus?
    1. How did Jesus respond to them? What questions did he ask them?
    2. How does their request contradict Jesus' earlier teachings? (Look back at Mk 9:33-37)
  4. What is the response of the other ten disciples when they heard of James and John's request?
  5. What are some similarities and differences between Jesus' teaching in Mk 10:42-45 and Mk 9:33-37?

Application:

  1. What does Jesus' foretelling of his death tell us about the sovereign plan of God?
  2. What does Jesus' foretelling of his death tell us about his obedience to the Father?
  3. What do we learn about Christian leadership from v. 42-45?
  4. What does it mean for Jesus to "give his life as a ransom for many"?
    1. What has Jesus' death and resurrection set us free from?
  5. Pray for members of the church to be marked by servant leadership.

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