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He Who Sympathizes

May 3, 2020 Speaker: AJ Roberts Series: The Gospel According to Mark

Passage: Mark 1:9–1:13

Jesus sympathizes with those who faithfully follow Him.


Reading Plan:

Monday: Mark 1-2 

Tuesday: Mark 3-4 

Wednesday: Mark 5-6

Thursday: Mark 7-8

Friday: Mark 9-10 

Saturday: Mark 11-13

Sunday: Mark 14-16 



  1. ICE BREAKER: What was your favorite childhood story or book? 

  2. How should Jesus' sympathy toward His people affect our behavior? 

  3. Why do you think sympathy is such a meaningful thing for us to receive? Conversely, why do we struggle sometimes showing sympathy to others?

  4. What was the most difficult part of this passage to understand? What are some good ways to search for clarity on tough Bible verses?

  5. Jesus was obedient to God and immediately faced trials. Can you think of any takeaways for the modern believer? 

  6. As a group, share about and pray for evangelistic opportunities.


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