Mark 2:23-3:6 – The Church’s Worship Leader

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

As I was preparing this past Sunday’s sermon, one view that a few commentators expressed was that the statements of Jesus in Mark 2:27-28 could not have been original, since “they are disjointed” from the story of David. According to this view, Mark or a later scribe must not have realized that the sayings were […]

Mark 1:14-45 – Fishers of Men

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

One unfortunate consequence of preaching through the Bible text-by-text is that Christians can begin to treat a book like Mark’s Gospel as a collection of disparate stories instead of a single, unified story with different scenes. This consequence is surely unintended, and it shouldn’t keep churches from preaching through books. Rather, we need to be aware […]