Join us Sundays at 9:15 AM & 11:00 AM

50 Monroe, Martinsburg, WV 25404

Menu

How to Endure Persecution

October 10, 2021 Speaker: AJ Roberts Series: The Gospel According to Mark

Passage: Mark 14:53–14:65

The Big Idea: Jesus shows us how to faithfully endure persecution.

 

Questions:


1. ICE BREAKER: What comes to mind when you hear "persecution"?


2. If we are going to faithfully endure persecution, we must resist the urge to defend ourselves. What impression have you gotten in the past when you have observed someone defending himself/herself?


3. Jesus spoke boldly despite knowing hardship would increase. When was the last time you spoke truthfully even though you knew it was risky?


4. We live in a culture of extremes. Why do you think it is important for us to prepare for and expect extreme responses to our Christian lifestyle?


5. As a group, read Mark 14:61-64 and discuss how this passage reveals Jesus as God.

 

Click here for an additional resource related to today's sermon.

More in The Gospel According to Mark

November 21, 2021

Respond to the Resurrection

November 14, 2021

Unexpected Confessions

November 7, 2021

The Horrors of the Cross