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Mark 10:46-52

Welcome and Announcements
    Next Week - Jesus Heals a Man At Bethesda (Mark 10:46-52)
    Bible Words to Remember:
      Be strong, do not fear; your God will come ... He will come to save you. Isaiah 35:4

Opening Prayer

Popular Jesus (Mark 10:1)
    How popular had Jesus become after 3 years of preaching, teaching, healing and miracles?
      Mark 10:1
    Did Jesus ever have trouble getting away by Himself?
      Mark 7:24-26
    Did Jesus get upset when people interrupted His attempts at privacy?
      Mark 6:27, 30-34
    How far did His compassion extend for the "faceless" crowds?
      Mark 8:1-9a
    How did Jesus view the people in the crowds?
      Mark 3:32-35

    What were some of the reasons people flocked to Jesus?
      Mark 9:15
      Mark 4:1-2
      Mark 10:17
      Mark 10:13, 16
      Mark 7:32

The Messiah Who Heals (Matthew 11:2-5)
    How assertively would people try to get healing from Jesus?
      Mark 1:40
      Mark 2:1-4
      Mark 3:7-10
      Mark 5:24-29
      Mark 6:54-56
    Didn't these miracles of healing interfere with Jesus' mission to call people to saving faith?
      Mark 5:18-20
    How did Jesus use His healing ministry as proof of who He was?
      Matthew 11:2-5
    How would John the Baptist understand from this who Jesus was?
      Isaiah 35:5-6
      Isaiah 26:19
      Isaiah 61:1

Bartimaeus' Perfect Vision (Mark 10:46-47)
    Who gave Jesus His last chance for a healing miracle before His final entry into Jerusalem?
      Mark 10:46
    Was Bartimaeus sitting by himself?
      Matthew 20:30
    Since he was blind, how did he know Jesus was walking by?
      Luke 18:36-37

    How did he call Jesus that showed that he recognized Jesus as the Messiah?
      Mark 10:47
      Jeremiah 33:14-16
    How did this call show that Bartimaeus was one of few who could really see?
      Matthew 13:11-17
    Why is it important for us to call on Jesus' name like Bartimaeus?
      Acts 4:12
    Who are the real blind?
      Revelation 3:17

Bartimaeus' Persistence (Mark 10:48)
    For what did Bartimaeus ask?
      Luke 18:38
    For what are we to ask?
      Psalm 30:10
    Why do we need God's mercy?
      Luke 18:13

    How seriously did Bartimaeus desire the Savior's mercy?
      Mark 10:48
    Why was Bartimaeus so persistent with his request?
      Matthew 20:29

    What parable did Jesus give to show we should be persistent with our requests to God?
      Luke 18:1-5
    What promise does Jesus make when we pray persistently?
      Luke 18:6-8
    Do we have to pray persistently for God to answer?
      Mark 11:24
    Do we have to pray persistently to get God's attention?
      Luke 11:9-10
    How can we know ahead of time what God's answer will be?
      Luke 11:11-13

Bartimaeus Answers Jesus' Call (Mark 10:49-50)
    Did Jesus hear Bartimaeus' pleas above the noise of the crowd?
      Luke 18:40a
    What does Jesus promise to those who hear His call and answers?
      Revelation 3:20
    How did Bartimaeus answer Jesus' call?
      Mark 10:49-50

    What other examples does the Bible give of people leaving things to come to Christ?
      John 4:7, 28-29
      Matthew 9:9
      Mark 1:16-20
      Acts 9:15-16
    What did Jesus say about those who are called but refuse to leave things to follow Him?
      Luke 14:16-24
    What does Jesus promise to those who leave the things of the world for Him?
      Mark 10:28-30

Jesus Offers (Mark 10:51)
    What did Jesus ask Bartimaeus when he came to Him?
      Mark 10:51
    Did Jesus have to ask this question?
      Matthew 6:8
    Why did Jesus ask it?
      Philippians 4:6-7

Jesus Heals (Mark 10:52)
    For what did Bartimaeus ask?
      Luke 18:41
    How did Jesus give Bartimaeus his sight?
      Luke 18:42
    Didn't Jesus have to do something more than just speak?
      Genesis 1:3
      John 1:1-3

    What saved Bartimaeus from his blindness?
      Mark 10:52
    What saves us from our blindness?
      1 Peter 2:9-10
      John 8:12
      John 3:19, 21
    How did Bartimaeus respond to his healed vision?
      Luke 18:43

Closing Prayer

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