#16 of 16 – THE ACTION GOSPEL
· What arguments have you heard against the resurrection of Jesus from the dead? How do you answer them?
· Why is the resurrection important to you?
· Why is the resurrection a key part to the Gospel Message?
We are concluding our study of Mark with a look at the Great Actions that took place at the Resurrection of Christ from the dead.
ü Why do you think the women wanted to anoint the body?
ü How do the huge stone at the tomb and the guards mentioned in other Gospels give credence to the resurrection?
¨ Why was the stone rolled away?
¨ Would you have been frightened or amazed if you saw such a young man as the women did? Why?
§ The angel knew who the women were looking for. He attests to the crucifixion.
§ The angel's great news was that Jesus was not there. He had risen from the dead.
§ Why did the angel want the women to look at the place where Jesus had laid?
§ Why was Peter singled out to be told about the resurrection? Luke 22:62
Why do you think Jesus chose
to visit with the disciples in
q What does the appearance of Jesus to Mary Magdalene tell you about the nature of Jesus? What does it tell you about the Gospel? Vs. 9
q What do you think about the unbelief of the Apostles when they heard Mary's testimony? Vss. 10-11
q Verse 12 is a reference to the two disciples whom the Lord met on the Road to Emmaus. Other than seeing the risen Lord, what was the special privilege these men received (Luke 24:27)? How can we enjoy the same privilege (John -14)?
q Why was it so easy for the disciples not to believe in the resurrection? Vs. 13
q What does hardness of heart have to do with unbelief? Vs. 14
q Has Jesus ever rebuked you for your unbelief and hardness of heart?
q What does Hebrews tell us about unbelief? What is one of the key antidotes to unbelief? Hebrews , -25
Ø What are ways we can carry out the "Great Commission"?
Ø What good reasons are there for not being baptized?
Ø Is it possible to be saved and not be baptized?
Ø What other important ingredient does Matthew add to the Great Commission? (Matthew 28:20)
Ø When did the miracles of verses 17-18 take place? Hebrews 2:1-4
· Where is Jesus now? What is He doing? 1 John 2:1-2, Hebrews 4:14-16, -25
· How did the ascension motivate the Apostles?
· What made the Apostles so successful? Acts 1:8
THINK ABOUT IT:
Ø What life lessons have you learned from the study of Mark?