Mark 6: 45 – 56 Jesus walks on the water

Mark 6: 45 – 56 Jesus walks on the water Immediately Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. Later that night, the boat was in the middle of the lake,Continue reading “Mark 6: 45 – 56 Jesus walks on the water”

Mark 6: 30 – 44 Jesus feeds the five thousand

Mark 6: 30 – 44 Jesus feeds the five thousand The apostles gathered round Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to aContinue reading “Mark 6: 30 – 44 Jesus feeds the five thousand”

Mark 6: 14 – 29 John the Baptist beheaded

Mark 6: 14 – 29 John the Baptist beheaded King Herod heard about this, for Jesus’ name had become well known. Some were saying, ‘John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him.’ Others said, ‘He is Elijah.’ And still others claimed, ‘He isContinue reading “Mark 6: 14 – 29 John the Baptist beheaded”

Mark 6: 7 – 13 Jesus sends out the Twelve

Mark 6: 7 – 13 Jesus send out the Twelve Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village. Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over impure spirits. These were his instructions: ‘Take nothing for the journey except a staff – no bread,Continue reading “Mark 6: 7 – 13 Jesus sends out the Twelve”

Mark 6: 1 – 6 A prophet without honour

Mark 6: 1 – 6 A prophet without honour Jesus left there and went to his home town, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. ‘Where did this man get these things?’ they asked. ‘What’s this wisdom that has beenContinue reading “Mark 6: 1 – 6 A prophet without honour”

Mark 5: 21 – 43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman

Mark 5: 21 – 43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered round him while he was by the lake. Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he sawContinue reading “Mark 5: 21 – 43 Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman”

Mark 5: 1 – 20 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man

Mark 5: 1 – 20 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an impure spirit came from the tombs to meet him. This man lived in the tombs, and no one could bind him anymore, notContinue reading “Mark 5: 1 – 20 Jesus restores a demon-possessed man”

Mark 4: 35 – 41 Jesus calms the storm

Mark 4: 35 – 41 Jesus calms the storm That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, ‘Let us go over to the other side.’ Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. A furious squall came up, andContinue reading “Mark 4: 35 – 41 Jesus calms the storm”

Mark 4: 26 – 34 The parable of the growing seed & The parable of the mustard seed

Mark 4: 26 – 34 The parable of the growing seed & The parable of the mustard seed The parable of the growing seed He also said, ‘This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sproutsContinue reading “Mark 4: 26 – 34 The parable of the growing seed & The parable of the mustard seed”

Mark 4: 21 – 25 A lamp on a stand

Mark 4: 21 – 25 A lamp on a stand He said to them, ‘Do you bring in a lamp to put it under a bowl or a bed? Instead, don’t you put it on its stand? For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be broughtContinue reading “Mark 4: 21 – 25 A lamp on a stand”