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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!"? 


  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.
Posted by Michael Abraham with
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Mark 7:24-37 - February 2nd 2018

Jesus In Gentile Territory

Read Mark 7:24-30

  1. Where did Jesus go and why? Why couldn’t he remain hidden? What’s significant about this area?
  2. Who came to Jesus and why? Why does Mark emphasize her nationality?
  3. Had Jesus done this sort of thing before?
  4. What’s surprising about Jesus’ response?
  5. How does the woman respond and what does it indicate?
  6. How does the exchange end?

Read Mark 7:31-37

  1. Where did Jesus go next and what’s significant about this area?
  2. Who is brought to Jesus and why?
  3. How does Jesus heal him? What does Jesus command them and how do they respond?
  4. What do they say about Jesus?


  1. What does these scenes teach us about Jesus and his mission?
  2. In contrast to last week (Mark 7:1-23) what is surprising about those who receive Jesus?
  3. Why does he seek to remain private? What does that say about what was his mission and what wasn’t his mission?
  4. How do these healings fit with Jesus’ teaching? What deeper purpose is there to these healings? (Look at 7:14-15, 8:17-18, 21)