Quiet Sacrifice

Key Passage

Jesus said, "Whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all." (Mark 10:44)

Questions

Adults: Why is it hard to do good works if you will not be acknowledged for them?
Children: Are you willing to do a good deed even if no one knows that you did it? Why?

Readings

First Reading • The Suffering Servant

Isaiah 53:10-11 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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Psalm

Psalms 33:4-5, 18-19, 20+22 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Second Reading • Jesus, Compassionate High Priest

Hebrews 4:14-16 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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Gospel • Ambition of James and John

Mark 10:35-45 or 10:42-45 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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