Mark 9:30-37

Jesus Redefines Personal Significance

An Exposition of Mark 9:30-37

Jesus is going to give the disciples a vision for the glory of God as it pertains to their own significance. Summed up well by a friend who said:

Spiritually significant people live out their own insignificance—it liberates them to live for the glory of God.

With that said, let’s dive into our passage together this morning as Jesus flips the paradigm of what true greatness is on its head.

Jesus Redefines Significance in 3 Situations with the Disciples

  1. The Spurned Instruction (30-32)
  2. The Guilty Silence (33-34)
  3. The Gracious Lesson (35-36)