Mark 10: 35 – 45 The request of James and John

Mark 10: 35 – 45 The request of James and John Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. ‘Teacher,’ they said, ‘we want you to do for us whatever we ask.’ ‘What do you want me to do for you?’ he asked. They replied, ‘Let one of us sit at yourContinue reading “Mark 10: 35 – 45 The request of James and John”

Mark 10: 32 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time

Mark 10: 32 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time They were on their way up to Jerusalem, with Jesus leading the way, and the disciples were astonished, while those who followed were afraid. Again he took the Twelve aside and told them what was going to happen to him. ‘We are goingContinue reading “Mark 10: 32 – 34 Jesus predicts his death a third time”

Mark 10: 17 – 31 The rich and the kingdom of God

Mark 10: 17 – 31 The rich and the kingdom of God As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. ‘Good teacher,’ he asked, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ ‘Why do you call me good,’ Jesus answered. ‘No one is goodContinue reading “Mark 10: 17 – 31 The rich and the kingdom of God”

Mark 10: 13 – 16 The little children and Jesus

Mark 10: 13 – 16 The little children and Jesus People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for theContinue reading “Mark 10: 13 – 16 The little children and Jesus”

Mark 10: 1 – 12 Divorce

Mark 10: 1 – 12 Divorce Jesus then left that place and went into the region of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds of people came to him, and as was his custom, he taught them. Some Pharisees came and tested him by asking, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?’Continue reading “Mark 10: 1 – 12 Divorce”

Mark 9: 42 – 50 Causing to stumble

Mark 9: 42 – 50 Causing to stumble ‘If anyone causes one of these little ones – those who believe in me – to stumble, it would be better for them if a large millstone were hung round their neck and they were thrown into the sea. If your hand causes you to stumble, cutContinue reading “Mark 9: 42 – 50 Causing to stumble”

Mark 9: 38 – 41 Whoever is not against us is for us

Mark 9: 38 – 41 Whoever is not against us is for us ‘Teacher,’ said John, ‘we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us.’ ‘Do not stop him,’ Jesus said. ‘For no one who does a miracle in my name canContinue reading “Mark 9: 38 – 41 Whoever is not against us is for us”

Mark 9: 30 – 37 Jesus predicts his death a second time

Mark 9: 30 – 37 Jesus predicts his death a second time They left that place and passed through Galilee. Jesus did not want anyone to know where they were, because he was teaching his disciples. He said to them, ‘The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men. TheyContinue reading “Mark 9: 30 – 37 Jesus predicts his death a second time”

Mark 9: 14 – 29 Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit

Mark 9: 14 – 29 Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them and the teachers of the law arguing with them. As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him.Continue reading “Mark 9: 14 – 29 Jesus heals a boy possessed by an impure spirit”

Mark 9: 2 – 13 The transfiguration

Mark 9: 2 – 13 The transfiguration After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. And there appeared before themContinue reading “Mark 9: 2 – 13 The transfiguration”