After years of following Jesus behind closed doors, Joseph makes his true allegiance known. The church father John Chrysostom exhorts us to likewise follow Jesus even if doing so might bring shame upon us Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers , first series, vol.
Mark 10 Bible Commentary
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Your gift enables our worldwide outreach. Donate Now. Fix that problem! Ligonier Ministries The teaching fellowship of R. Close Your Cart Loading Search Home Learn. Article Obeying God or Man? Sproul Sinclair Ferguson W. Consider having students take a moment and reflect upon what they are offering to the Lord and what their offerings reveal about their love for the Lord and devotion to Him.
Assure students that as they make sacrifices to show their love for the Lord, He will reward them beyond their initial offerings. List on the board the phrases that students identify. The list might look like this:. After students have had sufficient time, ask them to report to the class what they learned. Encourage student participation and class discussion by asking questions such as:.
The Bible on the Poor
What is important to you about this understanding? Make sure students understand this doctrine: In the Atonement, Jesus Christ suffered for all mortal sins—past, present, and future—and for all our infirmities and sicknesses. Maxwell in the student manual commentary for Mark — Then ask students to turn to Mark Explain that the Savior made several statements during the hours He was on the cross, but this is the only one recorded in Mark. Holland in the student manual commentary for Mark Then ask:. Why was it necessary for the Father to withdraw the comfort of His Spirit from Jesus Christ at this time?
How are the events of the Atonement evidence of the love both the Father and the Son have for us? How does your knowledge of the great sacrifices made by the Father and the Son help you prepare to partake of the sacrament each week? Bear testimony of this doctrine: The perfect love of both the Father and the Son were shown in the Atonement. Hunter in the student manual commentary for Mark —7. Ask a student to read Mark — As recorded in Mark —13 , what was the reaction of the disciples to the news that two others had seen Jesus?
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Why do you think the disciples may have found it difficult to believe the reports of Mary Magdalene and the two disciples? Faust in the student manual commentary for Mark — What did President Faust say that helps us understand why the disciples might have had difficulty believing the news that Jesus had been resurrected? Ask students to listen for how knowledge of the Resurrection can affect our lives. After students have had an opportunity to respond, close by bearing your testimony of the Resurrection and the difference this testimony makes in your life.
Home ChurchofJesusChrist. In what sense did the widow give more than anyone else? What doctrine or principle can we learn from this account?
What is spikenard? What did the Savior say the anointing represented? Possible doctrines and principles include: For Mark —44 , the poor widow: Our willingness to sacrifice is a reflection of our devotion to the Lord. After students have shared their responses, ask: What do both women have in common?
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