Jesus’ generation sought signs to prove he was the Messiah sent from God. What does our generation seek to prove God’s presence or value today?
Why do you think Peter went so quickly from saying that Jesus was the Christ, the son of the living God, to saying things that caused Jesus to call him Satan?
What actions demonstrate our commitment to denying ourselves and taking up our crosses?
How are you listening to Jesus today?
What does it take to have faith “like a grain of mustard seed”?
What aspects of a child demonstrate a kingdom mindset? Does this describe you?
What do you need to get rid of that is creating for you a temptation to sin, even if getting rid of it might been seen as very drastic?
How often are you willing to forgive someone who sins against you? What does it take to forgive without limit?
Who are the people we push away from Jesus rather than encouraging them to come to him? How can we draw them to him?
Would your possessions have prevented you from seeking eternal life if you had been the rich man who came to Jesus? Why?
Why is it human nature to resent those whom we feel like get more than they deserve? How can we reverse this trend?
In what ways do you assume you should receive a select place upon your arrival in heaven?
Prayer for the week: “Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!”
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