In many countries today, and in our own western history, divorce was decided at the sole discretion of the man, or of men in authority through biased courts. In this passage on the subject of divorce, Jesus reminds us about the true gender equality which God has ordained from the […]
And all the people said, “how bad is it?” Hell is so bad that you’d be better off to have one hand cut off, one foot cut off, be blinded in one eye, and be tossed into the sea with a millstone tied around your neck than to go there.
Jesus took the disciples away from the crowds to teach them privately. Remember that when Jesus was with the crowds, He taught in parables (Mark 4:34). Now, alone with the disciples, Jesus explained everything.
When Jesus sent His disciples from village to village to preach, heal the sick and cast out demons (Mark 6:7-13), the disciples appear to have been successful. But while Peter, James and John were with Jesus on the mountain, the other disciples were met with a challenge. A man brought […]