With the first mission of the 12, Jesus’ kingdom has become much more visible. Indeed, it draws the attention of a godless local ruler: ‘King’ Herod Antipas. Already, this immoral and weak man has tangled with God’s kingdom when he
Jesus could so easily become a king in the normal way, given the size of the crowds who are flooding to him and the power he appears to wield. Yet his kingdom is not of this world. So he does
As Jesus works through the synagogues of Galilee, he meets an ‘unclean’ man. The man has a skin disease which is not only unpleasant but also blocks him out from Israel’s worship. With a single touch, Jesus transforms the man.
Recent events at a synagogue stir interest in Jesus, but he won’t play to the crowds. He heads to the private residence of Simon and Andrew, even though it is currently a place of sickness. There he touchingly heals Simon’s
Jesus replaces John as the public figure of God’s kingdom. His work begins in the north, in the borderlands where Israel has long suffered invasion from foreign powers due to her sinful rebellion against God. Jesus builds a team around
He Changed The World – for an introduction to this series of talks, please click the title. Mark 1:14-28Using the player above you can listen to/download the talk, which also includes the Bible being read out. Once you’ve listened, take