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

Mark 9:1-8
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    Easier English
    Here’s a summary version of Mark 9:1-8. 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 will die.
    But his friends do not need to fear.
    God’s power will raise him.
    He says he will prove that.
    He takes three friends.
    They climb to the top of a hill.
    Suddenly, his clothes change.
    They are now bright white.
    He is dressed for heaven.
    Moses and Elijah appear.
    Yet they lived long ago!
    Peter is frightened.
    He says they need tents!
    A cloud surrounds them.
    God speaks.
    He says they need to listen.
    To whom? Jesus.
    Because he’s God’s Son.
    God loves him.
    The cloud goes away.
    Moses and Elijah have gone.
    Jesus looks normal again.
    Life after death is real.
    But only God can give it.
    It comes through his Son.
    If we listen to him.

    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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