We would like some greatness, please... (Mk 10:35-37)
Three shocking statements from Jesus about the path to true Greatness:
- SUFFERING isn't optional. (Mk 10:38-40)
- SERVING isn't optional. (Mk 10:41-44)
- It's the path JESUS himself took. (Mk 10:45)
Philippians 3:10 - that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death...
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 10:32-45
- In your opinion, what makes someone "great"? How does Jesus' teaching impact your view of greatness?
- Why do you think suffering is a necessary component of the Christian life? How would you encourage a Christian friend who is enduring suffering?
Pray for each other to grow in a "servant of all" attitude.