26, 2014 SPEAKING PASTOR: Scott Arbeiter PASSAGE


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January 25/26, 2014 SPEAKING PASTOR: Scott Arbeiter PASSAGE: Mark 1:1-11

January 25/26, 2014 SPEAKING PASTOR: Scott Arbeiter PASSAGE: Mark 1:1-11

QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER REFLECTION:

QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER REFLECTION:

1. One of the dominant themes of the gospels is “kingdom.” Look for and underline the 19 times it is mentioned in the gospel of Mark. What do you think “the Kingdom of God” means?

1. One of the dominant themes of the gospels is “kingdom.” Look for and underline the 19 times it is mentioned in the gospel of Mark. What do you think “the Kingdom of God” means?

2. How then should we understand what Jesus meant in Matthew 6:10?

2. How then should we understand what Jesus meant in Matthew 6:10?

3. How is the coming of the Kingdom dependent on the announcement of “good news?”

3. How is the coming of the Kingdom dependent on the announcement of “good news?”

4. Has it seemed God has been silent in your life? If so, do you believe it is His desire to “break through?” Write out a prayer asking God to help you hear His voice as you study, pray, and live out your life.

4. Has it seemed God has been silent in your life? If so, do you believe it is His desire to “break through?” Write out a prayer asking God to help you hear His voice as you study, pray, and live out your life.

MARK IT UP:

MARK IT UP:

Underline every place in the gospel of Mark where the words “immediately,” “at once,” or similar words occur. (Hint: There are 41)

Underline every place in the gospel of Mark where the words “immediately,” “at once,” or similar words occur. (Hint: There are 41)

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

The Message of Mark, “The Bible Speaks Today” series Jesus the King (formerly The King’s Cross), Timothy Keller

The Message of Mark, “The Bible Speaks Today” series Jesus the King (formerly The King’s Cross), Timothy Keller

(Both available in the Elmbrook Bookstore & Resource Library)

(Both available in the Elmbrook Bookstore & Resource Library)

Apocrypha, available via Bible Gateway (while not Scripture,

Apocrypha, available via Bible Gateway (while not Scripture,

these are important historical writings of the “400 years of silence”)

these are important historical writings of the “400 years of silence”)

IN HIS OWN WORDS: According to each of these verses,

IN HIS OWN WORDS: According to each of these verses,

why did Jesus say He came?

why did Jesus say He came?

Ephesians 2:13-15

Ephesians 2:13-15

Luke 19:10

Luke 19:10

Matthew 18:11

Matthew 18:11

Mark 10:45

Mark 10:45

Matthew 20:28

Matthew 20:28

John 10:10

John 10:10

Luke 4:43

Luke 4:43

John 9:39 (note also John 8:15!)

John 9:39 (note also John 8:15!)

John 18:37

John 18:37

Matthew 11:25-30

Matthew 11:25-30

What does this imply for us as we “Follow Him”?

What does this imply for us as we “Follow Him”?

Today's message is available on CD in the Bookstore, Library, or via download or podcast after Monday at elmbrook.org

Today's message is available on CD in the Bookstore, Library, or via download or podcast after Monday at elmbrook.org