Questions Jesus Asked Question #73

Mark 9:33-34 – (similar to Question #70) They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the road?”  34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest. NIV

Once again Jesus asks His disciples about their arguing.  This time they were not arguing with the Pharisee, Sadducees, or teachers of the law. They were arguing among themselves about who was the greatest. This is a discussion that still continues among many of Jesus’ followers today. We should be concerned about increasing the Kingdom of God; but many times we are more concerned about who has the largest numbers or whose ministry is considered most successful. Unfortunately, many times it is not about giving God the credit, but making sure other disciples notice. Continue reading