Pr. Scott Grorud 3-22-15
“Misplaced Confidence” Mark 10:32-45
What were James and John thinking when they made their request to Jesus?
What is the great irony in their self-confident reply to Jesus’ question?
How does this text connect with our lives today?
Where can we reliably place our confidence?
Pr. Scott Grorud 3-8-15
“The Sign” John 2:13-22
Why did Jesus drive the animals and money changers out of the temple?
Why did the temple authorities demand a “sign” from Jesus for what he had done?
Why did Jesus answer them with a riddle? What did it mean?
What sign did Jesus provide to justify his actions and his words?
Pr. Dave Wollan 2-15-15
“Veiled Threats” Mark 9:2-10
How are the mysteries of Jesus and His love still veiled for you?
How is your faith still veiled for others?
How has God pulled back the curtain for you?
Pr. Scott Grorud 2-1-15
The Possessed and the Possessor Mark 1:21-28
Why was it a problem for the demon possessed man to be in a synagogue on the Sabbath Day?
What message did Jesus send by driving out the demon and not the man possessed by it?
What message does this text proclaim about sin and sinners in the Church today?