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Mark 10:21 – Message

Mark 10:21 – Message

HOW TO INHERIT ETERNAL LIFE Mark 10:17-31 Key Verse: 10:21 “Jesus looked at him and loved him. ‘One thing you lack,’ he said. ‘Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’” Mark1021m.docx Through last Sunday’s passage, Jesus taught that we must be like a little child in order to enter the kingdom of God. Like a little child, we must come to Jesus, just as we are,…

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Mark 10:15 – Study Questions

Mark 10:15 – Study Questions

RECEIVE THE KINGDOM OF GOD LIKE A LITTLE CHILD Mark 10:1-16 Key Verses: 10:15 “Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” Mark1015q.doc 1. Where did Jesus go and what was he doing (1)? What did the Pharisees ask Jesus and why (2)? How was this a test (6:17-18; 8:11)? 2. Why did Jesus ask the Pharisees about Moses’ commands (3)? What did Moses’ law permit, and…

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Mark 9:37 – Message

Mark 9:37 – Message

WELCOME A LITTLE CHILD IN JESUS’ NAME Mark 9:30-50 Key Verse: 9:37 “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.” Mark0937m.doc Through last Sunday’s passage, we learn how to overcome unbelief. One father brought a son who was possessed by a deaf and mute demon. The disciples could not heal the boy but argued with the teachers of the law. Jesus lamented,…

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Mark 4:20 – Questions

Mark 4:20 – Questions

SEED SOWN ON GOOD SOIL Mark 4:1-20 Key Verse: 4:20 1. How was the lake a good place for Jesus to meet and teach the crowds (1)? In what way did Jesus teach the word of God to the people (2)? What is a parable? 2. In Jesus’ parable, who is the main character, what soils are described and how are they different from each other (3-8)? How might the ending be surprising to listeners at that time? How did…

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Mark 3:35 -Questions

Mark 3:35 -Questions

WHOEVER DOES GOD’S WILL IS JESUS’ FAMILY MEMBER Mark 3:20-35 Key Verse: 3:35 “Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.” 1. What was the life of following Jesus like for his disciples (20)? What did Jesus’ family decide to do after hearing a bad report (21)? How is the intensity of life in Jesus often misunderstood by others, including family members? 2. What did it mean that teachers of the law came down from Jerusalem (22)?…

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Mark 3:35 – Message

Mark 3:35 – Message

WHO CAN BE JESUS’ FAMILY MEMBERS? Mark 3:20-35 Key Verse: 3:35 “Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.” As we studied in the previous passage, after confronting the religious leaders and serving many needy people, Jesus appointed the twelve. Jesus decided to raise them as shepherds who could take care of God’s flock. Jesus had a clear purpose in his calling and a long-term plan for them. Jesus’ appointing the twelve was God’s will, God’s wisdom,…

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Mark 3:13- Message

Mark 3:13- Message

Jesus Called Twelve Mark 3:1-19 Key Verses: 3:13-14 “Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach…” One of the great themes of Mark’s gospel is Jesus’ disciple-raising ministry. It was essential for Jesus’ gospel ministry. If Jesus had not raised his disciples, his ministry would have subsided after his death and gradually…

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Mark 3:14 – Questions

Mark 3:14 – Questions

Jesus called twelve Mark 3:1-19 Key Verse: 3:13-14 “Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach…” 1. When Jesus went into the synagogue, who was there and what was his problem (1)? Why were the Pharisees watching Jesus (2)? What was Jesus’ intention in telling the man to stand up in front…

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Mark 2:28 – Message

Mark 2:28 – Message

Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath Mark 2:18-28 Key Verse: 2:28 “So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” From the beginning of his gospel, Mark declares that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God (1:1). In chapter 2, Jesus reveals how he is the Messiah in several respects: Jesus has authority to forgive sins; he is the spiritual doctor who came to heal sinners, the bridegroom at the wedding, the new wine which…

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Mark 2:17- Message

Mark 2:17- Message

Jesus Forgive Sinners Mark 2:1-17 Key Verse: 2:17 “On hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” We have been introduced to Jesus’ ministry as the Messiah: preaching, teaching, healing and driving out demons. In last week’s passage Jesus healed a man with leprosy with a merciful touch and a pronouncement: “I am willing. Be clean!” Jesus came to save,…

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