1. How does the version of Christianity you embrace now compare to the version you were taught when you were younger?
2. Did the version of Christianity you first were exposed to emphasize membership in an invisible kingdom? If not, what did it emphasize?
3. Have you ever felt far from God? Why?
4. Read Mark 12:28–34
- What stands out to you?
- What is the connection between the teacher’s response to Jesus and Jesus’s assurance that he was “not far from the kingdom of God”?