Servanthood: The Way to Greatness

We would like some greatness, please... (Mk 10:35-37)

Three shocking statements from Jesus about the path to true Greatness:

  1. SUFFERING isn't optional. (Mk 10:38-40)

  2. 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...

  3. SERVING isn't optional. (Mk 10:41-44)

  4. It's the path JESUS himself took. (Mk 10:45)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 10:32-45

  1. In your opinion, what makes someone "great"? How does Jesus' teaching impact your view of greatness?
  2. Why do you think suffering is a necessary component of the Christian life? How would you encourage a Christian friend who is enduring suffering?

Breakout Questions:

Pray for each other to grow in a "servant of all" attitude.