Growth of the Kingdom!

Mark 4:33-34- “And with many such parables He spoke the word to them as they were able to hear it. But without a parable He did not speak to them. And when they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples. NKJV Mark states that Jesus taught many parables but that He taught them as they wereContinue reading “Growth of the Kingdom!”

Anything Can Happen!

Mark 2:1-3- And again He entered Capernaum after some days, and it was heard that He was in the house. Immediately many gathered together, so that there was no longer room to receive them, not even near the door. And He preached the word to them. Then they came to Him, bringing a paralytic who was carried by four men.” NKJV I’m excited aboutContinue reading “Anything Can Happen!”

Authority in the Kingdom!

Mark 1:21-22- “ Then they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the synagogue and taught. And they were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.” NKJV Mark has shared a lot with his readers thus far about Jesus in just a few verses. JesusContinue reading “Authority in the Kingdom!”

The Reign of God!

Mark 1:14-15- “Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” NKJV Mark not only uses words like “immediately” and “straightway”, he seems to write in a hurry, getting straight toContinue reading “The Reign of God!”

Jesus, Our Example!

Mark 1:9 – “It came to pass in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John in the Jordan” NKJV Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God! I may repeat that frequently, but it’s important for us to know and declare that He was no ordinary man. He was bothContinue reading “Jesus, Our Example!”

The Starting Point!

Mark 1: 1 – “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” NKJV As we begin our study in the book of Mark, I believe it will be helpful to look at the author of the book. Since traditionally the author of this book is John Mark, then that is how we willContinue reading “The Starting Point!”