Jesus gives parables, or illustrative stories, to teach kingdom principles. He taught in parables so people would lean on the Holy Spirit to get their understanding. Jesus spoke about the light under a
Jesus tells the story of the sower, the purpose for parables, and the explanation of the sower.
In the Amplified version of Mark 4:24 says, “The measure [of thought and study] you give [to the
In Mark 3:22-27, the scribes accuse Jesus of being demon possessed. In verses 28-30, Jesus addresses the unpardonable sin, which is a rejection of eternal salvation. If you want to read more on the
In Mark 3:1-6, Jesus healed a man’s hand, but He does it on the Sabbath, when no work was to be done. The Sabbath was also for grace and rest. Jesus extended the grace of God through faith when He
Mark writes about Jesus healing the paralytic, choosing a tax collector as one of the twelve disciples, and then He is questioned about fasting and the Sabbath.
In verses 21 and 22, Jesus speaks about
In verses 29-31, Mark wrote about Peter’s mother-in-law’s healing, writing that her fever “immediately” left her. Mark used the word “immediately” forty-two times in his book, more than all