Category Archives: Gospel of Mark

“Where Their Worm does not Die”

“And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, ‘where their worm does not die … Continue reading

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Skandalı́zō

““Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea.” (Mark 9:42, ESV) In the … Continue reading

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When “Someone” Surprises You

“John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty … Continue reading

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The Greatest Disciple

And they came to Capernaum. And when he was in the house he asked them, “What were you discussing on the way?” But they kept silent, for on the way they had argued with one another about who was the … Continue reading

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Mark – Overview

  This excellent overview of Mark is put out by The Bible Project.  Sure I should have posted it at the beginning of my study of the book, but hey, I had never even heard of the Bible project before … Continue reading

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Being Skeptical of Your Skepticism

“And Jesus said to him, “ ‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.” Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, “I believe; help my unbelief!”” (Mark 9:23–24, ESV) The desperate father’s reaction to Jesus … Continue reading

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The Antidote for a “Faithless Generation”

“And someone from the crowd answered him, “Teacher, I brought my son to you, for he has a spirit that makes him mute. And whenever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams and grinds his teeth and … Continue reading

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