He Changed The World – for an introduction to this series of talks, please click the title.

Mark 7:9-19
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    Easier English
    Here’s a summary version of Mark 7:9-19. Some of these summaries are written by a language tutor in easier English. The tutor is a member of our church and runs a weekly ESOL English Language Class which is free to attend. For further information: click here.

    Jesus corrects some experts.
    They have religious rules.
    But they break God’s laws.
    Jesus shows them how.
    Then he speaks to the crowd.
    The rules make them worry,
    About things like food.
    But they worry in the wrong way.
    Jesus’ disciples do not understand.
    So Jesus explains.
    Our biggest problem is inside.
    We have sinful hearts.
    Good rules may help control it.
    But they cannot change it.
    We will still do wrong things.
    God says we must change.
    Rules cannot do it.
    Jesus must make it happen.
    We must ask him for help.

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    Further study on Mark’s Gospel
    Here are some links to other websites which seek to explain Mark’s gospel.

    Commentary on Mark’s Gospel – a guide to Mark written by a pastor from Bristol
    Mark’s Gospel Study Site – produced by a British Christian worker in Albania
    Mark’s Gospel with notes – a modern English translation of the gospel with lots of notes about the verses.

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    It’s not the food (HCTW 24)
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