2. What is the greatest sacrifice you have made or risk you have taken for the sake of the gospel? What particular grace do you need at this time to renew your commitment to the gospel?
Ch. 17: Simeon and Anna - Waiting Upon the Lord
1. In your life at this time, how has the Holy Spirit encouraged you to "wait upon the Lord?" What are the particular challenges you face in letting God's will unfold in your life?
Ch. 18: John the Baptist - Prophet of Truth
1. Compare the story about teh death of John the Baptist (Mark 6:17-29) with the Passion account in Mark's gospel. What similaritites and differences do you notice?