When the Father affirmed the Son on the Mount of Transfiguration (likely Mount Hermon), he told the three disciples to “Listen to him” (v. 7). In the text before us, they were given plenty of opportunity to do so. The message of Mark 9:30–50 is
Each family has characteristics that sets it apart from other families. Similarly, God’s family, the church, has unique characteristics that sets it apart. In concluding our series in the One Anothers of the New Testament, we take a look at five characteristics of the church
The pattern of Christ is suffering and then glory; humility before exaltation. As his people we can enter into that pattern. This means our call to humility is raised to a glorious sharing in his humilityóa humility we share toward one another.
The Lord Jesus Christ has set an example of how we should be humble, gracious and servant-hearted in our care for one another. Like him, we should desire that all those that we care for have “clean feet.”