Listening to the Word

This is a simple way to bring God’s Word to others, but it does require participation.

Prepare your Audience

Share with your group that today we are going to read a passage from scripture three times.

Ask them to listen quietly and even close their eyes if they wish.

Read Mark 10:46-52 out loud and slowly

First Reading

Ask students to listen for words or phrases that catch their attention.

Second Reading

Ask students to enter into the scene of the passage. Become one of the characters or a news reporter on the scene.

Third Reading

Ask students to listen attentively to what is being said. Listen for key words or phrases.

Group (small or large) Discussion Questions

  1. What word or phrase in this passage caught your attention?
  2. What do you want from Jesus?
  3. Are you willing to ask Jesus for what you want? Why or why not?

Make it your own

Choose your own scripture passage and write your own discussion questions.