- Christ drew an international crowd
- The crowd desired signs and wonders
- Many confessed Christ was the Son of God
Family Discussion Questions:
- Where did Jesus withdraw to?
- A great crowd followed Him; where did they come from? Why is this important for us to notice?
- Why did Jesus need to get into a boat?
- Why did that crowd gather to Jesus? Why were they there?
- Why did Jesus withdraw to the sea instead of facing the Pharisees?
- What are reasons that are used to draw people to Jesus that create a false church?
- Jesus said that His purpose was not to perform miracles, but to do what things? (Mark 10:45, Mark 1:38)
- The crowd that came to Jesus would later crucify Him. What does this say about true and false
- Why did Jesus command the demons not to declare Him to be the Messiah?
- What do we learn about true and false faith from the knowledge that the demons confess Jesus as the Messiah?
- What does true faith desire most and trust Jesus to do for you?
- How should the difference between a crowd and a church shape a church?