Tag Archives: Mark 9

fire, salt, and peace

Mark 9:49-50 49 “Because everyone will be salted with this fire. 50 Salt is good; but if salt has become saltless, what can you season it with? Have salt among yourselves, and live at peace with one another.” fire, salt, … Continue reading

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removing the stumbling blocks

Mark 9:43-48 43 If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and to go to Gehenna, to the unquenchable fire. 44[1] 45 And if … Continue reading

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the competition

Mark 9:38-42 38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to restrain him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not restrain him; because no one … Continue reading

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the greatest nobody

Mark 9:33-37 33 Then they came to Capernaum; and when he was in the house he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the road?” 34 But they were silent, because on the road they had argued with one … Continue reading

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choosing not to share

Mark 9:30-32 30 They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31 because he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into … Continue reading

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Jesus intervenes

Mark 9:25-29 25 When Jesus saw that a crowd came running together, he rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, “You mute and deaf spirit, I command you, come out of him, and never enter him again!” 26 After crying … Continue reading

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help my unbelief

Mark 9:19-24 19 He answered them, “You faithless generation, how much longer will I be among you? How much longer will I bear with you? Bring him to me.” 20 And they brought him to him. When the spirit saw … Continue reading

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the other disciples

Mark 9:14-18 14 When they came to the other disciples, they saw a large crowd around them, and some scribes arguing with them. 15 Just then, when the whole crowd saw him, they were astonished, and they ran forward to … Continue reading

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over-realised eschatology

Mark 9:11-13 11 Then, in order to ask him, they said “Why are the scribes saying that Elijah has to come first?” 12 He said to them, “Elijah is definitely coming first to restore all things. How then can it … Continue reading

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pluralism meets perfection

Mark 9:5-10 5 Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here; we will make three tents, for you one, for Moses one, and for Elijah one.” 6 He did not know what to say, because … Continue reading

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