Commitment: All or Nothing

Following Jesus Requires

  1. You must DENY yourself. (Mk 8:34)

  2. You must APPRAISE your soul. (Mk 8:35-37)

  3. You must consider the COST of NOT following Jesus. (Mk 8:38)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 8:34-38

  1. What would you say to someone who says, "I would like to come to church, but I don't want to give up my party lifestyle." What would Jesus say in light of Mark 8:34-38?
  2. Why would someone be ashamed of Jesus and His words (Mark 8:38)? What does that mean? Do you ever feel ashamed to speak up for Jesus?

Breakout Questions:
Is there any area in which I am not "dead to self"? Any area I have resisted giving up that I know I need to? Pray for one another!