Word Studies for the Week of September 23, 2018
September 23 ● Our Lighthouse: God’s Greatness ● Mark 9:30-37
Why do you think the disciples have such a hard time comprehending Jesus’ need to suffer and die?
What kinds of things do you expect from your leaders? How well do they measure up?
How would you define greatness? (In leadership? In life? In talent?)
How does Jesus define greatness? How easy is it to reconcile Jesus’ version of greatness with your own?
How can one serve all? Is it really possible for a person to do? What help would someone need?
Why might welcoming children be a sign that points one to proper leadership?
What qualities of children in general are helping Jesus make his point? What things can children show us how to do better?