Mark 3: 1 – 6 Jesus heals on the Sabbath

Mark 3: 1 – 6 Jesus heals on the Sabbath Another time Jesus went into the synagogue, and a man with a shrivelled hand was there. Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath. Jesus said toContinue reading “Mark 3: 1 – 6 Jesus heals on the Sabbath”

Mark 2: 23 – 28 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath

Mark 2: 23 – 28 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath One Sabbath Jesus was going through the cornfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some ears of corn. The Pharisees said to him, ‘Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’ He answered, ‘Have you never readContinue reading “Mark 2: 23 – 28 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath”

Mark 2: 18 – 22 Jesus questioned about fasting

Mark 2: 18 – 22 Jesus questioned about fasting Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. Some people came and asked Jesus, ‘How is it that John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees are fasting, but yours are not?’ Jesus answered, ‘How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is withContinue reading “Mark 2: 18 – 22 Jesus questioned about fasting”

Mark 2: 13 – 17 Jesus calls Levi and eats with sinners

Mark 2: 13 – 17 Jesus calls Levi and eats with sinners Once again Jesus went out beside the lake. A large crowd came to him, and he began to teach them. As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. ‘Follow me,’ Jesus told him, and LeviContinue reading “Mark 2: 13 – 17 Jesus calls Levi and eats with sinners”

Mark 2: 1 – 12 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man

Mark 2: 1 – 12 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. They gathered in such large numbers that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. Some menContinue reading “Mark 2: 1 – 12 Jesus forgives and heals a paralysed man”

Mark 1: 40 – 45 Jesus heals a man with leprosy

Mark 1: 40 – 45 Jesus heals a man with leprosy A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, ‘If you are willing, you can make me clean.’ Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ Immediately the leprosyContinue reading “Mark 1: 40 – 45 Jesus heals a man with leprosy”

Mark 1: 29 – 39 Jesus heals many & Jesus prays in a solitary place

Mark 1: 29 – 39 Jesus heals many & Jesus prays in a solitary place Jesus heals many As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the house of Simon and Andrew. Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they immediately told Jesus about her. So heContinue reading “Mark 1: 29 – 39 Jesus heals many & Jesus prays in a solitary place”

Mark 1: 21 – 28 Jesus drives out an impure spirit

Mark 1: 21 – 28 Jesus drives out an impure spirit They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who has authority, not as the teachers of the law. Just then aContinue reading “Mark 1: 21 – 28 Jesus drives out an impure spirit”

Mark 1: 14 – 20 Jesus announces the good news & Jesus calls his first disciples

Jesus announces the good news After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. ‘The time has come,’ he said. ‘The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!’ Jesus calls his first disciples As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he sawContinue reading “Mark 1: 14 – 20 Jesus announces the good news & Jesus calls his first disciples”

Mark 1: 9 – 13 The baptism and testing of Jesus

Mark 1: 9 – 13 The baptism and testing of Jesus At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptised by John in the Jordan. Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And aContinue reading “Mark 1: 9 – 13 The baptism and testing of Jesus”