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Leviticus 13:1-59
Mark 6:1-29
Psalm 39:1-13
Proverbs 10:10



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Mark 6:1-29

 

Summary
Jesus Rejected at Nazareth, Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Apostles, The Death of John the Baptist

 
 
For it was Herod who had sent and seized John and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, because he had married her. For John had been saying to Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.”

seized John and bound him in prison

seized John and bound him in prison

And Herodias had a grudge against him and wanted to put him to death. But she could not, for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. When he heard him, he was greatly perplexed,

John the Baptist in prison

John the Baptist in prison

and yet he heard him gladly. But an opportunity came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his nobles and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee. For when Herodias’s daughter came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests. And the king said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you wish, and I will give it to you.” And he vowed to her, “Whatever you ask me, I will give you, up to half of my kingdom.” And she went out and said to her mother, “For what should I ask?” And she said, “The head of John the Baptist.” And she came in immediately with haste to the king and asked, saying,

For what should I ask?

For what should I ask?

“I want you to give me at once the head of John the Baptist on a platter.” And the king was exceedingly sorry, but because of his oaths and his guests he did not want to break his word to her. And immediately the king sent an executioner with orders to bring John’s head. He went and beheaded him in the prison and brought his head on a platter and gave it to the girl, and the girl gave it to her mother. When his disciples heard of it, they came and took his body and laid it in a tomb. ~ Mark 6:17-29

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Listen to John MacArthur on today’s scripture below:

Mark by John MacArthur

Mark by John MacArthur

 

Amazing Unbelief

 Mark 6:1–6

“We think about faith as powerful, don’t we? Faith moves mountains. But I want you to understand that unbelief is powerful as well. Unbelief is a great force. The power of unbelief is so great that it extends throughout all eternity. In fact, it has massive force, unbelief does. For example, Eve exercised unbelief in the Word of God and brought the entire human race down into a curse and eternal judgment…..”

 

 Mark 6:10–13; 30–32

 

 
 

 

Mark 6:1-3 by Dr. J. Vernon McGee – Thru the Bible

 
 

 

Jesus Sends out the Twelve

Though rejected by most of the people in the town of Nazareth (Mark 6:1 – 6), Jesus did not end His mission in Galilee. Instead, there is a real sense in which He extended it. As we see in today’s passage, after His time in Nazareth, Jesus sent out …   – Read more click here

 
 
 
 

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