Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 10

Mark 6:1–6 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: When Jesus preached in his hometown, he was amazed at their unbelief.Main Point of the Lesson: The power of Jesus is available to those who believe.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will refuse to let their unbelief limit the power of God in their lives.Key Verse: … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 10

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 9

Mark 5:21–43 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: Jesus demonstrated his power over sickness and death for two people who had faith in him.Main Point of the Lesson: Faith in Christ frees us from the fear of sickness and death.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will face sickness and death with faith that Christ … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 9

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 8

Mark 5:1–20 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: Jesus cast out a legion of demons then sent the man home to tell his own people about it.Main Point of the Lesson: Jesus’ power over evil changes lives, sometimes in unexpected ways.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will share ways that Jesus has delivered them … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 8

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 7

Mark 4:35–41 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: Jesus calmed a storm and rebuked the disciples for their lack of faith.Main Point of the Lesson: Faith in Christ gives peace during a crisis.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will depend on Christ for peace in the middle of crises.Key Verse: “Then he said to … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 7

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 6

Mark 4:1–34 Discussion Guide By Drew Dabbs and Tim Peabody Main Point of the Passage: Jesus taught in parables so that his disciples could understand the kingdom of God but people on the outside could not.Main Point of the Lesson: The kingdom of God grows dramatically as people hear and welcome the word of Jesus.Main … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 6

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 5

Mark 3:7–35 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: Jesus established a new family made up of his followers.Main Point of the Lesson: Following Jesus in faith makes a person a member of his family.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will solidify their membership in Jesus’ family by following him in faith.Key Verse: “Whoever does … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 5

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 4

Mark 2:18–3:6 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: Jesus showed that his coming took precedent over the Old Testament Law.Main Point of the Lesson: Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament Law.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will identify ways they allow legalism to control their lives.Key Verse: “Then he told them, ‘The Sabbath was made … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 4

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 3

Mark 2:1–17 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: The Jewish leaders objected to Jesus’ love for sinners.Main Point of the Lesson: Jesus’ loves sinners and forgives those with faith.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will receive Jesus’ forgiveness and offer it to others.Key Verse: “When Jesus heard this, he told them, ’It is not … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 3

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 2

Mark 1:16–45 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: As news about Jesus spread throughout Galilee, people were forced to choose how to respond to Jesus’ message.Main Point of the Lesson: Each person has a choice of how to respond to Jesus’ message.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will choose to believe and follow Jesus. … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 2

Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 1

Mark 1:1–15 Discussion Guide Main Point of the Passage: As Jesus began his ministry, it was clear nothing like this had happened before.Main Point of the Lesson: Jesus' life was the turning point of history.Main Application of the Lesson: Participants will repent, be baptized, and receive forgiveness. Key Verse: “The time is fulfilled, and the … Continue reading Mark Part 1: The Kingdom of God Has Come Near | Lesson 1