Mark: Get Off the Fence

In this passage from Mark, Jesus is forcing the disciples off the fence and at the same time revealing some amazing things about His amazing love and willingness to sacrifice for us.

Matthew 4:8-10
Mark 8:27-38,6:14
Philippians 2:8
2 Corinthians 5:21

Sermon discussion questions for parents to use with their children:

  • Why did Jesus ask the questions He asked in this text?

  • Why were His words so shocking to the disciples?

  • What was on Peters mind when he rebuked Jesus?

  • What was on Jesus' mind when He rebuked Peter?

  • Why was what Jesus did for us so great?

  • Are we off the fence?