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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 9:14-29 - September 7th 2018

Jesus Heals a boy with an unclean spirit

Read Mark 9:14-29 

  1. Where did Jesus just come from? (Look back at v. 2-13)
  2. Who was arguing when Jesus arrived and what were they arguing about? (v. 14-18)
  3. How does Jesus respond to their arguing?
  4. What does the father cry out in v. 24?
  5. What does Jesus do to the boy?
  6. Why couldn't the disciples cast out the demon?
  7. How is Jesus different than the disciples in this passage?
  8. What does this passage reveal about who Jesus is?

Application:

  1. The father cried out, "I believe; help my unbelief!". In what ways do you struggle to believe Jesus? Is it wrong to struggle with unbelief?
  2. What does it practically look like to cry out to the Lord for help like the father in the passage?
  3. How should we think about the power of prayer from this passage?

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