Meditations on Messiah in the Gospel of Mark

The Road to Jerusalem: Pt. 1 (Mark 10:32-34)

32 Then they began going up on the road to Jerusalem, and Jesus was leading them. And they began to be amazed, but those who were following began to fear. So taking the twelve again He began to say to them the things that were about to happen to Him: 33 “Pay attention! We are …

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How Jesus Views Our Children (Mark 10:13-16)

I will never forget the shame and embarrassment my wife and I felt when others learned she was pregnant for the fourth time in 6 years. What hurt the most was that these were Christians who did not congratulate us or rejoice with us that God had given us another child. We already knew this …

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The Transfiguration: A Preview of Christ’s Resurrection-Glory (Mark 9:9-10)

  During Jesus’ earthly ministry His disciples struggled to comprehend who He was as the Messiah – the One anointed by God to bring about His kingdom of salvation. Jesus continuously emphasized that before the Messiah would enter into His estate of glory and exaltation He must first suffer and die—then be raised from the …

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A Demonstration of the Conquering of Satan (Mark 5:1-20)

All of the signs and wonders performed by our Lord Jesus in His earthly ministry point to His work of redemption accomplished in His death and resurrection on behalf of His people. In Mark 5:1-20, Jesus demonstrates His overthrow of Satan by casting out the legion of demons from the man who had been demon …

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