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Mark 12:38-44 - January 4, 2019

Pride and Sacrifice

Read Mark 12:38-44

  1. Where is Jesus teaching in this passage?
  2. Who does Jesus warn the people about in v. 38-40?
    1. What does he claim they do?
    2. What will happen to them?
  3. How much did the rich people give at the treasury? (v. 41)
  4. How much did the poor widow give?
    1. When Jesus teaches the disciples what does he say the difference is between the two?

Application:

  1. How does the life of Jesus differ from the life of the scribes?
    1. How can you cultivate humility and guard against pride?
  2. What does the widow's offering tell us about what Jesus values verse what the world values?
    1. How does the gospel free us to sacrificially give?