Raising of Jairus' Daughter (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Jesus (Healings)

Mark 5:22-24, 35-43

  • What was Jairus’ occupation?
  •  What did Jairus ask Jesus to do?
  •  How old is the girl?
  • What did a servant tell Jairus?
  • What did Jesus tell Jairus?
  • What was the scene when Jesus arrived at Jairus’ home?
  • What are professional mourners? [people called to cry and wail for
    the person who died]
  • Did Jesus have any authority to put them out? [Not unless or until they
    weren’t doing their job properly.]
  • What did Jesus say to the mourners that caused them to lose their  jobs? [She is not dead but sleeps]
  • Why would they lose their jobs over what Jesus said? [they laughed at
    him and you don’t laugh at a funeral, so then Jesus could put them
  • Why did Jesus have to put everyone out of the house?
  • What did Jesus say to the girl?
  • What did Jesus request the family to do when he presented her alive?
  • Why wasn’t Jesus concerned that the girl had died?