Going Up to Jerusalem

Outline: Selected verses from Mark 10: Jesus welcoming children and rebuking disciples; His telling the disciples while on the road toJerusalem of His coming death and resurrection; their lack of understanding. Application includes sentences, not direct scr. quotes. Suggest that alternate applications be included to make this more versatile and understandable to the listener.

Script Number:045
Language:English
Theme:Death of Christ; Saviour of Sinful Men; Faith, trust, believe in Jesus
Audience:General
Style:Monolog
Genre:Bible Story
Sophistication:General
Purpose:Evangelism
Bible Quotation:Direct
Status:Approved

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Script Text

Mark 10:16 And Jesus took the children in His arms and blessed them! (Pause 5 sec.) 10:1 Jesus came into the country of Judea by the far side of the river Jordan: (*) and the people gathered together to Him again. (PAUSE 3 SEC.)

Mark 10:13 - And they were bringing little children to Him that He should touch them: and His disciples rebuked them. vs. 14 - When Jesus saw that, He did not like it at all, and He said to them, "Let the little children come to Me, (*) and do not keep them away; for to such belongs the kingdom of God. (PAUSE 5 SEC.)

Vs. 15 - I tell you truly, that whosoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall not enter it."

Vs. 16 - And Jesus took them up in His arms, (*) and put His hands on them and blessed them. (PAUSE 5 sec.)

Vs. 17a - And when He had started on His way,

Vs. 32 - They were on the road going up to Jerusalem: and Jesus was walking ahead of the multitudes, and again Jesus took the twelve disciples and began to tell them what was going to happen to Him.

Vs. 33 - "See," He said, "We are going up to Jerusalem: and there the Son of Man will be handed over,....and they will condemn Him to death...

Vs. 34 - They will make fun of Him, and whip Him, (*) and will spit upon Him, and they will kill Him, but after three days He will rise from the dead."

Mark 9:32 - But His disciples did not understand what Jesus meant, and they were afraid to ask Him.

Mark 10:45b - "But we know that Jesus came to give His life as a price to set many free from evil and punishment." And He is saying to you now,

Mark 10:14 -"Come to Me." And He seeks to take you in His arms and save you. His love extends to you as it did even to the little children. And He has said of all people, "Except you become as a little child, you shall in no wise enter the Kingdom of Heaven." Trust Jesus now, your living Saviour. Say to Him, "I come to You, Lord Jesus."



Sound effects: Crowds, children

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