How well do you remember this past weekend’s sermon? Test your recall below. If you missed it, here’s the link to watch before you attempt the questions.
Sermon review questions:
- The word for “sin” that Jesus uses in the text, Mark 9:42-50, literally means …
- In Mark 9:43, Jesus says if your hand causes you to sin, you should …
- James 1:14-15 teaches that desire gives birth to sin and sin gives birth to …
- The sermon referred to righteous alternatives for our eyes, hands, and feet. What examples were given?
- In the beginning of the text, Jesus shows special concern for …
Answers are below!
- To stumble or cause to fall. (Watch your step!)
- Cut it off. (The general consensus is that Jesus is speaking in hyperbole, or exaggerated statements, to emphasize His point: Sin is serious business! Sin separates us from God!)
- Fix your eyes on Jesus. (Hebrews 12:2) Open your hand to the needy and poor. (Deuteronomy 15:11) With beautiful feet, go and declare the Gospel. (Romans 10:15)
- The “little ones.” (Mark 9:42)
Prayer prompts based on the sermon:
- To reject temptation and choose God’s righteous alternatives for our eyes, hands, and feet.
- To be a positive example to others, especially the “little ones” in our midst.
- For a godly perspective on all things, including the challenges many faced with heat and water last week.
- Thanksgiving for the Holy Spirit’s guidance for our eyes, hands, feet, and all things.
Did you catch the first installment of a series of short videos on prayer? It’s super short (two minutes), highly visual, and easily shareable! Here it is.
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