“But he said, “I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.”
Read verses 38-39. Where does Jesus go? (38a) What had happened to Simon’s mother –in –law? (38b) How does Jesus heal her? (39a) What can we learn about Jesus here? What does Simon’s mother do after she is healed? (39b)
Read verses 40-41. Whom do people bring to Jesus and how does Jesus heal them? (40) What do demons say about Jesus? (41a) How does Jesus respond? Why does Jesus not allow them to speak? (41b)
Read verse 42. Why does Jesus go out to a solitary place at daybreak? (42a, Mk1:35) What are people doing and why do you think they might have wanted to remain with Jesus? (42b) Why do you wish to remain with Jesus?
Read verses 43-44. What does Jesus say? (43) What do you think Jesus’ words teach us about his ministry? What does Jesus do? (44) What can we learn from Jesus’ resolve to continue preaching God’s words among the synagogues of Judea?