Mark 11: 1 – 11 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king

Mark 11: 1 – 11 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, saying to them, ‘Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there,Continue reading “Mark 11: 1 – 11 Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king”

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: 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: 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: 14 – 21 The yeast of the Pharisees and Herod

Mark 8: 14 – 21 The yeast of the Pharisees and Herod The disciples had forgotten to bring bread, except for one loaf they had with them in the boat. ‘Be careful,’ Jesus warned them. ‘Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod.’ They discussed this with one another and said,Continue reading “Mark 8: 14 – 21 The yeast of the Pharisees and Herod”

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 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”

Mark 3: 20 – 35 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law

Mark 3: 20 – 35 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, ‘HeContinue reading “Mark 3: 20 – 35 Jesus accused by his family and by teachers of the law”