The Ministry to Seafarers (M2S)

Mark 1 Conversation

Thank you for joining us in listening to Mark 1! If you haven't listened to it yet, you can do so here. Access a written copy of Mark 1 in the NLT here.

We would love to hear your thoughts on this passage of scripture. Below are some questions that made us think. Feel free to answer one or all of them! You can also comment with any other questions or thoughts about the chapter.

Discussion Questions

1. In this passage, we see that Jesus healed many people. Some were possessed by demons and others had physical ailments. Simon's mother-in-law had a fever and one man had leprosy.

We are ALL in need of some kind of healing— whether it be emotional, physical, or spiritual.
-If you were one of the people Jesus met in this passage, how do you think He would want to heal you? Why?

-How has God healed you physically, emotionally or spiritually? 
2. On the New Earth, there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain (Revelation 21:4).
-How does the hope of being completely healed one day change the way you live?
3. When Jesus called Simon, Andrew, James, and John to follow Him, they left the life they knew behind and went with Him.
-When is it easy for you to follow Jesus? When do you get excited about following Him?

-When is it hard for you to follow Jesus?

-What might Jesus be asking you to leave in order to follow Him?
4. In verse 35, Jesus wakes up early to be alone and pray. Jesus, God-in-flesh, needed time alone to be with His Father. Jesus depended on His Father.  
-What makes it hard to spend time alone with Jesus?

-What difference does spending time with Jesus make in your life?
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