Mark 16: 9-15…..He said that He would rise!

Now when he rose early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons. She went and told those who had been with him, as they mourned and wept. But when they heard that he was alive and had been seen by her,Continue reading “Mark 16: 9-15…..He said that He would rise!”

Mark 16: 1-8…..True or false?

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll awayContinue reading “Mark 16: 1-8…..True or false?”

Mark 15: 40-47…..The unexpected and the loving…

There were also women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome. When he was in Galilee, they followed him and ministered to him, and there were also many other women who came up with him to Jerusalem.And when eveningContinue reading “Mark 15: 40-47…..The unexpected and the loving…”

Mark 15: 33-39…. The greatest agony of all!

And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” And some of the bystanders hearing it said, “Behold, he isContinue reading “Mark 15: 33-39…. The greatest agony of all!”

Mark 15: 21-32…. weakened Jesus is hung on the cross.

And they compelled a passerby, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. And they brought him to the place called Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull). And they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it. AndContinue reading “Mark 15: 21-32…. weakened Jesus is hung on the cross.”

Mark 15: 15-20…. Before they start the journey to the Cross

So Pilate, wishing to satisfy the crowd, released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, he delivered him to be crucified.And the soldiers led him away inside the palace (that is, the governor’s headquarters), and they called together the whole battalion. And they clothed him in a purple cloak, and twisting together a crown ofContinue reading “Mark 15: 15-20…. Before they start the journey to the Cross”

Mark: 15: 6-15…..A choice to make.

Now at the feast he used to release for them one prisoner for whom they asked. And among the rebels in prison, who had committed murder in the insurrection, there was a man called Barabbas. And the crowd came up and began to ask Pilate to do as he usually did for them. And heContinue reading “Mark: 15: 6-15…..A choice to make.”

Mark 15: 1-5…. The Roman trial begins,

And as soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate. And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have said so.”Continue reading “Mark 15: 1-5…. The Roman trial begins,”

Mark 14: 57-65….The trial begins.

And some stood up and bore false witness against him, saying, “We heard him say, I will destroy this temple that is made with hands, and in three days I will build another, not made with hands.’” Yet even about this their testimony did not agree. And the high priest stood up in the midstContinue reading “Mark 14: 57-65….The trial begins.”

Mark 14: 43-50…..Leaving the garden.

And immediately, while he was still speaking, Judas came, one of the twelve, and with him a crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders. Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss is the man. Seize him and lead him awayContinue reading “Mark 14: 43-50…..Leaving the garden.”