What is true greatness? Who is great in the kingdom of God? In this passage, Jesus continues to further instruct his disciples in what real discipleship looks like. These are lessons that no follower of Jesus can be effective without knowing.
|Date:||March 28, 2010|
|Series & Preacher:||Gospel of Mark, David Anderson (Grace Baptist Church, Eldoret, Sunday Morning)|
|Tags:||gospel of mark, greatness, service|
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30And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and he would not that any man should know it. 31For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise the third day. 32But they understood not that saying, and were afraid to ask him. 33And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked them, What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way? 34But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest. 35And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all. 36And he took a child, and set him in the midst of them: and when he had taken him in his arms, he said unto them, 37Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me. (KJV)