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Jesus Heals the Little Children? Preliminary Thoughts on Mark 10:13

Most of us are familiar with the story of Jesus and the little children. A group of individuals bring children to Jesus, and his disciples rebuke them. Jesus, in turn, welcomes them and uses the occasion as an opportunity to … Continue reading

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An Unbelieving Generation: Mark 9:19

This morning in my reading I came across Mark’s pericope of the demon-possessed boy in Mark 4:14–29. If you are unfamiliar with the story, a father comes to Jesus requesting that he heal his son who has a spirit that … Continue reading

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Touched By A Leper

Yesterday I began reading Mark’s Gospel, and I was struck by how he recounts Jesus’ act of healing the leper in 1:40-44. Mark writes: And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, ‘If you will, … Continue reading

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