Mark - Why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath? Read Mark 2:18-3-6 It is clear that the Scribes and the Pharisees found much of Jesus’ ministry upsetting. Much of what Mark recorded happened on a Sabbath - a day to which the Pharisees added extra laws to make sure it was kept … Continue reading Mark – Why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?
Silent years For about 400 years between the Old Testament and New Testaments God did not speak to the Jewish people through prophets, other than the prophecies given to Daniel, Zachariah, Malachi and others who still needed fulfilment. The Babylonians came to power in 626B.C., and in 605B.C. at the battle of Carchimesh defeated Egypt. … Continue reading Mark – the silent years between the Old and New Testament
Matthew presents Christ from the perspective of His kingdom. Mark presents Him from the perspective of His servanthood. Luke shows Him from the perspective of His humanity. John shows Christ from the perspective of His deity. Each writer, inspired by the Holy Spirit, showed a different aspect of the Person Christ. Each is part of the … Continue reading Christ: King, Servant, Man and God