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A Mother's Prayer (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Motherhood

Read Mark 7:25-30

  • What is this story all about?
  • Who are the main characters?
  • Why was Jesus in this town? (he wanted time alone to teach the disciples, but crowds kept coming to him to be healed, so he went where he thought people hadn't heard about his healing work)
  • Who was this woman?
  • What did she want Jesus to do?
  • What lesson was Jesus teaching his disciples about this woman?
  • Did you know it was the custom of that day to test people in conversation?
  • What was Jesus' test of this woman? H
  • ow did she respond?
  • Do you think Jesus was being unkind or playful?
  • List some qualities about this mother.
  • Was she a good mother? Why or why not?
  • What was so important to her?
  • Did you get what she asked for?
  • Say a prayer of gratitude out loud for your mother.