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Journey with Jesus

Mark 10: 35-45

The REQUEST of James and John

James and John’s request reveals several things about all of us:

  • Our SUPERFICIAL understanding of what it means to follow Jesus
  • Our inflated OPINION of our own importance
  • Our misunderstanding on how God measures GREATNESS

The ANSWER from Jesus

  • Jesus will emphasize to us that in His kingdom the way to glory sacrifice, SERVICE and suffering
  • Jesus declares that His followers must be SERVANTS

The EXAMPLE of Jesus

  • Jesus is the best example of a servant LEADER
  • Jesus modeled servant leadership in His death – securing our REDEMPTION