Jesus On Tour

The Great Commission: Go and Tell!

CONTROVERSY: What is up with Mark 16:9-20?


CONCLUSION: 4 Things Jesus Did After the Resurrection:

  1. Jesus APPEARS . (Mk 16:9-14)


  2. Jesus ASSIGNS . (Mk 16:15-16)


  3. Jesus AUTHENTICATES . (Mk 16:17-18, 20)


  4. Jesus ASCENDS . (Mk 16:19)

COMMISSION: How HBC Goes After Jesus' Mission:
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 16:9-20

  1. Why was it necessary that Jesus appeared to His followers after His resurrection? (Mk 16:9-14)
     
  2. Can you explain the reason there is "controversy" behind Mark 16:9-20?
     
  3. Why is Jesus "seated" at the right hand of God (Mk 16:19)? What does this signify? What does this say about your sin and your salvation?


Breakout Questions:

Have you been patient, gentle, and forbearing in your relationships this week (spouse, children, friends, co-workers)? Where could you have done better? How will you improve? Pray for one another.

Resurrected: He Has Risen!

Review:



Why Did Jesus Resurrect from the Dead?


  1. It's PROPHETIC . (Mk 16:7b)


  2. It's PERFECTING . (Mk 16:6)


  3. It's PERSONAL . (Mk 16:7a)
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 16:1-8

  1. Explain why the angel said, "tell His disciples AND PETER..." Why was Peter mentioned by name? What does this tell you about Jesus?
     
  2. Why was it important that Jesus resurrected? Why wasn't "dying on the cross" the end of His mission?


Breakout Questions:

Did you abide through prayer and Bible reading this week? What specifically are you moved to change or apply this week and how are you going to apply it? Pray for one another.

Buried: The Death of Jesus Christ

Review:

God is most ACTIVE when He seems most ABSENT .

  1. He was PUNISHING sin. (Mk 15:33-34)


  2. He was PROVIDING access. (Mk 15:38)


  3. He was CHANGING lives. (Mk 15:39)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 15:33-47

  1. Tell of a time that God seemed silent during a trial, but later on you saw how He was working during His 'silence'.
     
  2. Why did Jesus feel forsaken (Mk 15:34)? What does that mean concerning you and your sin?
     
  3. Explain the significance of the curtain being torn (Mk 15:38). What does this say about your access to God? Can anything change that? 


Breakout Questions:

Has your testimony this week been faithful to the love you have for Jesus Christ in both your words and actions? How? Pray for one another.

Crucified: The Execution of Jesus Christ

Review:

The Humiliation of Jesus Christ:


  1. PHYSICALLY beaten. (Mk 15:21-24)


  2. PUBLICLY shamed. (Mk 15:25-28)


  3. PERSISTENTLY mocked. (Mk 15:29-32)

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Children's Questions:

Review with your child(ren) what happened to Jesus in this passage. Ask, "Why was Jesus treated like this? Why were the people so mean to Jesus? Why did He agree to die on the cross?" Tell them how God loves them and punished Jesus for all of the wrong things (sin) that we have done. Explain how Jesus took the punishment so we wouldn't have to.

Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 15:21-32

  1. Why do you think so little is mentioned of Jesus’ physical suffering and so much is mentioned of His humiliation/mocking/etc?
     
  2. Why did Jesus refuse the wine (Mk 15:23)? What is the significance of the refusal?
     
  3. Why did Pilate write the inscription above Jesus: "The King of the Jews"? Did Pilate believe Jesus was the King, or was there another reason?

Breakout Questions:

Have you been encouraging/exhorting other in their walk with Christ this week? In what circumstances? Pray for one another.

Pilate: Asking the Right Questions

YOU Answer Pilate's Questions!

  1. Is Jesus the KING ? (Mk 15:2)

    • You have options:


  2. What shall I DO with Jesus? (Mk 15:12)

    • You have options:

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 15:1-20

Why did the crowd choose Barabbas over Jesus? What are some ways we choose "Barabbas" over "Jesus" today?

Breakout Questions:

Have you been patient, gentle, and forbearing in your relationships this week (spouse, children, friends, co-workers)? Where could you have done better? How will you improve? Pray for one another.