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Mar. 13, 2022

Mark 12: 13-17


1. Trap Who? (vs. 13, 14)

A. Mutual Enemies

B. Not Swayed by appearances

Leviticus 19:13-15

James 2:1-9

C. Tale of Two Lies

D. To pay or not to pay

2. Heads or Tails? (vs. 15, 16)

A. Who is testing whom?

Deuteronomy 6:16

B. Whose likeness

C. Whose likeness is on you

3. The Instruction (v. 17)

A. Obsessing

B. Rendering to God

Genesis 1:26-27

C. Getting or Giving?

1. Self-indulgence- it's not who you are. Car commercials. Lexus, MB v. Chevrolet

John 15:12-13

2. The battle

Ephesians 6:12

Reflection Questions:

1. Do you believe you have been created in God's image?

2. How are you giving yourself back to God?

Follow up in the Word through the Week

Monday, March 14, 2022

Read: Leviticus 19:13-15

What physical appearances does this passage deal with? How has your physical appearance or social situation influenced others towards you at times? How has that caused you to react to others as a result?

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Read: James 2:1-9

What is James warning against in this passage? Who seems to be those who are the offenders in this passage? How can you head this off in your own life?

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Read: Deuteronomy 6:16

How does this commandment compare to how Jesus was being treated in Mark 12? Exodus 17 contains the story of “Massah” or “testing”. If you had to explain how some “put God to the test” today, what would you say?

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Read: Genesis 1:26-27

What does this passage say about the way humans were created? What details are given to define who you are and how you and others are created and how they are valued?

Friday, March 18, 2022

Read: John 15:12-13

How do you give of your life for your friends in applying this passage? What can you do today to apply this to life where you are and will be?

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Read: 2 Corinthians 8:1-15

What is Paul encouraging the Corinthian church to do? Do you see the connection between the grace of Jesus Christ and the generosity of his people?