The Bold and the Oblivious

BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Mark 10:35-45

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why?


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • What makes us so “give an inch, take a mile”?
  • Were James and John bold or something else?
  • What do you see that others in the church may be oblivious to?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help us make Kelsey known as a loving church?
  • What image/illustration from the passage and/or Sunday’s message caught your attention most?
  • What other questions do you have about the passage and/or message?
  • In what ways did the Holy Spirit challenge you through the message?
  • What do you have to do to make the message mean something to you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for those who feel like they’ve done too much bad for God to love them. Ask the Lord to help them understand and receive the grace of God. Pray that the church reaches out to those who feel unworthy.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.”

Mark 10:45

That One Thing

Mark 10:17-31

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why?


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • Why did Jesus tell the man to sell all his possessions?
  • Why is it hard for us to leave our possessions?
  • What makes it easier to leave our possessions?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help us make Kelsey known as a loving church?
  • What image/illustration from the passage and/or Sunday’s message caught your attention most?
  • What other questions do you have about the passage and/or message?
  • In what ways did the Holy Spirit challenge you through the message?
  • What do you have to do to make the message mean something to you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for families “struggling to make it.” Ask God to provide the resources they need to get by. Pray for the church to have a right understanding about its possessions.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Jesus looked at them and said, “For mortals it is impossible, but not for God; for God all things are possible.”

Mark 10:27

Misusing God’s Good

BIBLICAL REFLECTION

Mark 10:2-16

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why?


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • How have you seen God’s good misused?
  • Explain what Jesus thought about divorce.
  • How have you misused God’s good?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help us make Kelsey known as a loving church?
  • What image/illustration from the passage and/or Sunday’s message caught your attention most?
  • What other questions do you have about the passage and/or message?
  • In what ways did the Holy Spirit challenge you through the message?
  • What do you have to do to make the message mean something to you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for families enduring divorce. Ask God to heal each family member. Pray for reconciliation and forgiveness.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Take time to memorize this 1 Bible verse:

Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

Mark 10:9