Released (Mark 7:24-37)

The movement of Mark 7 has been Jesus teaching about where true defilement comes from. Jesus taught the problem of defilement is not external but internal. Out of the heart flows that all kinds of evil thoughts and actions. We are now in a section of Mark’s gospel where Mark wants us to see the glory of Jesus. The series up to this point has been called The King’s Cross because Mark is picturing for us the arrival of the king who calls for true discipleship from all his subjects. But now we are going see from this point in Mark’s gospel through chapter 10 that the focus of the account is that people would see the glory of Jesus. So let us sit back and ready our minds to see the unparalleled glory of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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