A Ransom For Many. 37 For what can a man give in return for his soul? Jn 4:24; Lk 24:39 b. In the first chapter of Mark, God declares Jesus to be his son, and immediately after that he is tempted in the wilderness by Satan (our text from last week). I AM Because HE IS - Awakening Your True Identity. But did they understand what it meant to follow Him? Soul is self identity. Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?" 37 For what can a man give in return for his soul? For the exposition, see on Mt 16:13-28. if he shall gain the whole world; were that possible to be done, and which the ambitious, worldly man is desirous of; yet supposing he: had his desire, of what avail would this be in the upshot of things, should the following be his case, as it will. Jesus shows the worthlessness even of the whole world in comparison with the rewards of the true kingdom. This text occurs in an exchange between Jesus and Peter. What does Mark 8:18 mean? smoke of it ascends for ever, its worm never dies, and its fire It has been bought and redeemed with the precious blood of Christ; therefore the whole world would be a poor price for the soul of one man. Peter and the rest of the apostles had been thinking about a worldly Messianic kingdom, with its profits and rewards. It is in fact an exchange. Mark 8:36. It does not necessarily mean the gaining of the present and the loss of the future, for those who lose the future do not necessarily get the most out of the present. Mark 8:36-37 English Standard Version (ESV). We have … Continue reading "Commentary on Mark 8:27-38" The term was used extensively of the Jews in the Old Testament when they worshiped foreign idols. be his case, as it will. The word "deny" means to "disavow any connection with something, to state that you are not connected in any way with whatever is in view." We have … Continue reading "Commentary on Mark 8:27-38" Therefore it must be our soul, or spirit, that is in God's image 2. Christ says it is all profit or all loss. These verses are crucial for understanding the Gospel according to Mark as a whole and for fathoming what it means to be Christian. It does not necessarily mean the gaining of the present and the loss of the future, for those who lose the future do not necessarily get the most out of the present. 38 f John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone g casting out demons in your name, 6 and h we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty work in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me. We do not follow Jesus by demeaning ourselves. There is a glorious freedom in being the slaves of Christ (John 8:36), but it means the end of human autonomy for the true follower of Christ. Mark 8:36,37 For what doth it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? You must deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow him. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] In Mark 8:33, Jesus faces an echo of His third temptation from Satan in the wilderness (Matthew 4:8–10): to take an easier path that looks like salvation but really leads to hell on a nicer road. For what shall it profit a man In a parallel passage, we read that whoever does not hate his own father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters - yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple. By the glory of the holy angels is meant no more than attended by the holy angels, according to Matthew 13:41 , and 1 Thessalonians 4:16 , and other scriptures.
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