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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
Popular Jesus (Mark 10:1)
How popular had Jesus become after 3 years of preaching, teaching, healing and miracles?
Did Jesus ever have trouble getting away by Himself?
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?
How did Jesus view the people in the crowds?
What were some of the reasons people flocked to Jesus?
Mark 10:13, 16
The Messiah Who Heals (Matthew 11:2-5)
How assertively would people try to get healing from Jesus?
Didn't these miracles of healing interfere with Jesus' mission to call people to saving faith?
How did Jesus use His healing ministry as proof of who He was?
How would John the Baptist understand from this who Jesus was?
Bartimaeus' Perfect Vision (Mark 10:46-47)
Who gave Jesus His last chance for a healing miracle before His final entry into Jerusalem?
Was Bartimaeus sitting by himself?
Since he was blind, how did he know Jesus was walking by?
How did he call Jesus that showed that he recognized Jesus as the Messiah?
How did this call show that Bartimaeus was one of few who could really see?
Why is it important for us to call on Jesus' name like Bartimaeus?
Who are the real blind?
Bartimaeus' Persistence (Mark 10:48)
For what did Bartimaeus ask?
For what are we to ask?
Why do we need God's mercy?
How seriously did Bartimaeus desire the Savior's mercy?
Why was Bartimaeus so persistent with his request?
What parable did Jesus give to show we should be persistent with our requests to God?
What promise does Jesus make when we pray persistently?
Do we have to pray persistently for God to answer?
Do we have to pray persistently to get God's attention?
How can we know ahead of time what God's answer will be?
Bartimaeus Answers Jesus' Call (Mark 10:49-50)
Did Jesus hear Bartimaeus' pleas above the noise of the crowd?
What does Jesus promise to those who hear His call and answers?
How did Bartimaeus answer Jesus' call?
What other examples does the Bible give of people leaving things to come to Christ?
John 4:7, 28-29
What did Jesus say about those who are called but refuse to leave things to follow Him?
What does Jesus promise to those who leave the things of the world for Him?
Jesus Offers (Mark 10:51)
What did Jesus ask Bartimaeus when he came to Him?
Did Jesus have to ask this question?
Why did Jesus ask it?
Jesus Heals (Mark 10:52)
For what did Bartimaeus ask?
How did Jesus give Bartimaeus his sight?
Didn't Jesus have to do something more than just speak?
What saved Bartimaeus from his blindness?
What saves us from our blindness?
1 Peter 2:9-10
How did Bartimaeus respond to his healed vision?
John 3:19, 21
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