A Disciple’s Glory

Questions for Discussion and Personal Reflection Read Mark 9:2-13:        After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. 4 And there…

A Disciple’s Cross

Questions for Pondering and Discussion   Read Mark 8:22 – 9:1:         22 And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. 23 And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his…

A Disciple’s Boldness

Questions for Pondering and Discussion   Read Mark 7:24-30:         Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret. 25 In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter…

A Disciple’s Holiness

Questions for Pondering and Discussion   Read Mark 7:1-23:         Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, 2 they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. 3 (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they…

A Disciple’s Provision

Questions for Pondering and Discussion    Read Mark 6:30-44:         The apostles returned to Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to…

A Disciple’s Healing

Questions for Discussion  Read: Mark 5:21-43:         And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. 22 Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing him, he fell at his feet 23 and implored him…

On Fish and Heaven

Questions for Reflection and Discussion  Read Luke 24:36-49:  While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”  37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. 38 He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? 39 Look at my hands and…

Whose Point of View? Solomon’s Divided Heart

Whose Point of View? Solomon’s Divided Heart Questions for Discussion   Read: 1 Kings 11:1-13:         Now King Solomon loved many foreign women, along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women, 2 from the nations concerning which the Lord had said to the people of Israel, “You shall not enter into…