Mark 9:30-41

Sermon Outline:

  1. Christ is Great because He suffered to make enemies children 
  2. Being a Child of God is Great
  3. It is great to receive someone because they bear Christ’s Name
  4. It is great to serve someone because they bear Christ’s Name

Family Discussion Questions:

  1. What were the disciples discussing on the road?
  2. Why were they silent when Christ asked them?
  3. What did Jesus tell them right before they had this embarrassing discussion?
  4. Why did God the Father exult, praise and honour Jesus?
  5. Why do some people not find Christ’s sacrifice to be glorious?
  6. Why is it important to remember that the greatest honour for a human is to be a child of God?
  7. How does the Name of Jesus make us God’s children?
  8. Why did the disciples want to stop the man from using Jesus’ name?
  9. What are ways that we “receive” people in Jesus’ Name?
  10. What are ways that we serve people in Jesus’ Name?
  11. What are some ways that people receive and serve people (or refuse to do so) which deny the Gospel?
  12. How can we pursue the change of heart in what and who we see is great?