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Flashback to Foreshadow - Trouble Making for the Glory of God

April 15, 2012 Speaker: Reid S. Monaghan Series: Passion - The Gospel of Mark

Topic: Exposition Scripture: Mark 6:14–6:30

Back into Mark

 

Introduction

  • Flashbacks
  • Foreshadowing
  • Trouble Making

 

Mark 6:14-30

Enemies in High Places (Verses 14-16)

 

Flashback to Foreshadow (Verse 17-29)

  • Perplexed and Hearing Gladly

 

  • The Birthday Bash

 

  • The flashback is a foreshadowing

 

Risk taking and trouble making (Verse 30)

 

Passion—Following Jesus

Philippians 1:19-26, Philippians 3:8-11, Matthew 11:2-6

 

Community Meditation

Growing in knowledge

  • Read John 1:29-34 and Matthew 11:1-11. Why do you think John the Baptist was having questions about Jesus in the last days of his life?
  • What message does Jesus send to John?  Why?
  • What can we take from Jesus’ message to John for our own dark hours?

Feeling life deeply

  • Have you ever felt afraid to follow Jesus in his mission?
  • What does the flashback about John tell us about following Jesus?  What is it about loving people and extending hope through the gospel  that seems risky?

Living  with courage

  • How does our identity in Christ and our eternal security allow us to take risks and start trouble for the Kingdom of darkness?

 

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