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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 Influence of the Demonic

“And they brought the boy to him. And when the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and rolled about, foaming at the mouth. And Jesus asked his father, “How long has this … Continue reading

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Tell No One

“And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of Man had risen from the dead.” (Mark 9:9, ESV) Strange instruction, these.  I mean, if I were … Continue reading

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The Last Great Miracle Worker

“And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, Elijah; and … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves People

““I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat.” (Mark 8:2, ESV) The difference between Jesus and the Pharisees was Jesus’ compassion for those whom he came to serve.  … Continue reading

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