Mark: Stay Back!... Come Near!

As we study Mark's description of the cross we realize that for centuries the Holy God, for our own safety, said "Stay Back"... now, through the cross, He says "Come Near"!

Mark 15:33-39
Hebrews 10:19-39
Matthew 27:45-54
Genesis 3:24
Exodus 19:12,19:21-25
Isaiah 6:5
Judges 13:22
Philippians 3:9

Sermon discussion topics for parents to use with their children:

  • How many ways did God say "Stay Back" in the Old Testament?

  • Why did He say this?

  • What was the significance of the curtain in the temple?

  • What is the significance that the curtain was torn in two on the day Jesus was crucified?

  • Why is God able to say "Come Near" now?