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 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”

Mark 8: 34 – 38, 9:1 The way of the cross

Mark 8: 34 – 38, 9:1 The way of the cross Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said, ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses theirContinue reading “Mark 8: 34 – 38, 9:1 The way of the cross”

Mark 8: 31 – 33 Jesus predicts his death

Mark 8: 31 – 33 Jesus predicts his death He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. He spoke plainly aboutContinue reading “Mark 8: 31 – 33 Jesus predicts his death”

Mark 8: 27 – 30 Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah

Mark 8: 27 – 30 Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah Jesus and his disciples went on to the villages around Caesarea Philippi. On the way he asked them, ‘Who do people say I am?’ They replied, ‘Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.’ ‘But whatContinue reading “Mark 8: 27 – 30 Peter declares that Jesus is the Messiah”