Behold the Son of God

October 7, 2018 Speaker: Jordan Gowing Series: Mark | The King and the Cross

Topic: Sunday Morning Teaching Passage: Mark 1:9–1:11

Join us this Sunday at CrossWinds Church in Spencer as we look at the identity and mission of Jesus as revealed in his baptism.

Sermon Discussion Questions

  1. How have you seen “God on the move” in your life and in the lives around you?
  2. What is one thing highlight from the sermon and one question that you had after hearing the sermon?
  3. What is your greatest felt need on a daily basis? More money? To get in shape? More sleep? What would it look like to feel your need for salvation from sin daily?
  4. Read Mark 1:10; Isaiah 64:1–12. What does Isaiah pray for? How is Jesus the answer to Isaiah’s prayer?
  5. Why is it important for us to understand the Exodus when reading Mark 1:9–11?
  6. Read 2 Corinthians 5:17–18, 21. What does it mean to be a new Creation? How do our daily felt needs (question # 3) point to the promise of a new Creation?
  7. Read Mark 1:11; Psalm 2:7; Isaiah 42:1–4. Who is Jesus, according to Mark’s account of his baptism? What does this mean for us as his disciples?
  8. If Jesus was sinless, why was he baptized?
  9. Read Mark 1:9–11. What are some ways that Jesus’s baptism foreshadows his crucifixion?
  10. Read Titus 2:11–14. How can we respond to the deliverance offered to us by Jesus? 
  11. What would it mean for you to “behold the Son of God” this week?

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