Second Rejection in Nazareth and the Sending of the Twelve

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 9:35-11:1; 13:53-58
Mark 6:1-13
Luke 9:1-6

Did you understand what you read?

  1. When Jesus taught in the synagogue, what was the reaction of the people? Why did they find it offensive?
  2. Why is a prophet without honor in his own country?
  3. Does Mark 6:5 mean that miracles cannot happen without belief? If not, what does it mean?
  4. Why did Jesus send out the twelve with so little?
  5. What was the purpose in sending out the twelve?
  6. Why were they not allowed to go to the Gentiles or Samaritans?
  7. Would everyone receive them and their message?
  8. Trace Jesus’ travels in this lesson. Mark the places of significant events.

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