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Mark 10:1-16 - September 21st 2018

Teaching about divorce

Read Mark 10:1-16 

  1. Why did the Pharisees ask Jesus a question about divorce? (v. 2)
    1. Has this happened before in Mark? If so, when?
  2. What question did Jesus respond with? (v. 3)
  3. Why did Moses allow for divorce according to Jesus? (v. 5)
    1. How was this different from God's original plan? (v. 6-9)
    2. What does God's original plan tell us about the nature of marriage?
  4. What did the disciples do when children came to Jesus? (v. 13)
    1. How did Jesus respond?
  5. What does it mean to receive the kingdom of God like a child?
    1. What does this tell us about the type of people the kingdom of God is for?

Application:

  1. What does the Pharisees question reveal about their hearts?
    1. In what ways can we approach Jesus with this attitude?
  2. How should we think about the importance of marriage from this passage? 
  3. Pray for the marriages of our church to be marked by faithfulness and unity in Christ.
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