Daily Scripture & Questions

Mark 2-3 How does Jesus go beyond the expectations of the people in these chapters? How does He use these situations to point to His true identity as Lord? Why won’t He allow the unclean spirits to make Him known? What did His earthly family think about Him? What about the scribes; to whom did they attribute Jesus’ undeniable powers?

Family Devotions-Scripture & Questions

Read Mark 2:1-12. Why did the friends lower the man who couldn’t walk down to Jesus through an opening in the roof? What did Jesus say that surprised everyone? Which is more important: to be healed physically OR to be forgiven of our sins by God?

Biblical Prayer Focus

Psalm 16:1-2 “Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge. I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.”

Seek God for His help in reminding you that every thing good that we enjoy is ultimately a gift from Him and that the best gift is His presence with us. If you’ve gotten wrapped up in materialism of any kind, turn away from it and seek His forgiveness.