Category Archives: Mark

Anyone who wants to be first must be … the servant of all

Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you.”

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In everything do to others what you would have them do to you

The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will weed out of his kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil. … The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands. … … Continue reading

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Woe to you Pharisees because you love the most important seats

As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the … Continue reading

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An argument started among the disciples

Which of them would be the greatest. … They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the road?” But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued … Continue reading

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Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask

“What do you want me to do for you?” (Jesus) asked. They replied, “Let one of us sit at your right and the other at your left in your glory.”

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If you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall!

For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly.

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How beautiful are those … who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation

His word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. … I preach the gospel … I am compelled to preach. Woe to me … Continue reading

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The two will become one flesh

Since there is so much immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband.

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Honor your father and mother

Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. … Honor your father and your mother, so that you may … Continue reading

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Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God

Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. … Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path. … One who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious … Continue reading

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