Mark 13

As he was going out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Teacher, look! What massive stones! What impressive buildings!” Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left upon another - all will be thrown down.” (Mark 13:1-2 CSB)...

Mark 12

And as for the dead being raised - haven’t you read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the burning bush, how God said to him: ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? He is not the God of...

Mark 11

He was teaching them: “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? But you have made it a den of thieves!’” (Mark 11:17 CSB) The Temple was to be a place of worship and prayer, but the Jewish leaders were using...

Mark 10

Looking at him, Jesus loved him and said to him, “You lack one thing: Go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” But he was dismayed by this demand, and he went away grieving, because he...

Mark 9

He took a child, had him stand among them, and taking him in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one little child such as this in my name welcomes me. And whoever welcomes  me, does not welcome me, but him who sent me.” (Mark 9:36-37 CSB) The disciples...

Mark 8

Then he began to teach them that it was necessary for the Son of Man to suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests, and scribes, be killed, and rise after three days. (Mark 8:31 CSB)  Peter had just declared Jesus to be the Christ – the...

Mark 7

For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders, adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, self-indulgence, envy, slander, pride, and foolishness. All these evil things come from within and they defile a person. (Mark 7:21-23 CSB) Jesus tells the religious people of His day that they...

Mark 6

When he went ashore, he saw a large crowd and had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. Then he began to teach them many things. (Mark 6:34 CSB) Mark packs a lot into this chapter. Jesus is rejected by the home crowd; at other times,...

Mark 5

They came to Jesus and saw the man who had been demon-possessed, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. (Mark 5:15 CSB) We see the work of Satan and his demons all around in this chapter – a possessed man, a woman with an incurable...

Mark 4

Then he said to them, “Why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?” And they were terrified and asked one another, “Who then is this? Even the wind and the sea obey him!” (Mark 4:40-41 CSB) When you think of Jesus, what is your image of Him? The...