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

Mark 8:31-38
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    Easier English
    Here’s a summary version of Mark 8:31-38. 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 says he is a king.
    A king sent by God.
    He also says he must die.
    Yet he will return to life.
    Resurrection, after three days.
    Peter tells him “No!”
    Jesus tells him “Yes!”
    God has planned this.
    Jesus will give up everything,
    for the sake of others.
    His people must be the same.
    Life is precious.
    But we lose it in death.
    Jesus offers a greater life.
    One which survives death.
    His people will have this.
    But those who ignore him,
    will not have this.
    They will have nothing.
    Life is more than what we have now.
    We can give up anything.
    And still have everything.
    If we trust Jesus.

    Other language versions
    The link below takes you through to a Bible website where you can read today’s passage in a language of your choice.

    Bible Gateway

    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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    No fear of loss (HCTW 31)
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