Posts from March 2020

Posts from March 2020

Sermon Discussion: The Sovereignty of God in the Betrayal of His Son

Sermon Discussion: The Sovereignty of God in the Betrayal of His Son Mark 14:12–31 Main Idea: God sovereignly ordained that his New Covenant promises would be established through the betrayal and execution of his beloved Son, Jesus Christ. Discussion Questions: 1. How does the “sandwich structure” of this section highlight God’s sovereign activity in the betrayal of Jesus? 2. Why does Jesus reveal these details to his disciples? (Mark 14:17–21; 26–28) 3. Why doesn’t Jesus reveal his betrayer? 4. What…

Sermon Discussion: Treachery, Treasure, and Treason

Sermon Discussion: Treachery, Treasure, and Treason Mark 14:1–11 Main Idea: If greater knowledge about Jesus does not cause you to embrace him as your greatest hope and treasure, you will eventually trade him for another. I. The Leaders’ Treachery (14:1–2) II. The Woman’s Treasure (14:3–9) III. The Treasonous Disciple (14:10–11) Discussion Questions: How does the religious leaders’ hatred of Jesus and fear of a riot expose the sad reality that they treasured the opinions of men more than they treasured…