by admin | 24 Feb 2019
The text before us, like every text in Scripture, is the word of God and is to be taken seriously. But, in a unique way, “This is the word of God” is the theme of this passage. While they claimed to submit to God’s word, the Pharisees actually usurped the word with their own traditions and opinions. Jesus rebuked them in order to teach his hearers that they must take seriously the Scriptures. And so must we.
Scripture References: Mark 7:1-13
An exposition of the Gospel of Mark by Doug Van Meter.
|Avoiding Skin-Deep Religion (Mark 7:14–23)||Doug Van Meter||3 Mar 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Irresistible Confidence (Mark 7:24–30)||Doug Van Meter||24 Mar 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Loaves of Privilege (Mark 7:24–30)||Doug Van Meter||31 Mar 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Be Opened! (Mark 3:31–37)||Doug Van Meter||14 Apr 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Confronting the Hardened (Mark 8:1–21)||Doug Van Meter||28 Apr 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Seeing Clearly (Mark 8:22–26)||Doug Van Meter||5 May 2019||Watch||Listen|
|The All-Important Question (Mark 8:27–33)||Doug Van Meter||12 May 2019||Watch||Listen|
|The Mind of Christ (Mark 8:34–9:1)||Doug Van Meter||19 May 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Make Up Your Mind (Mark 8:34–9:1)||Doug Van Meter||2 Jun 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Beholding the Glory of Jesus (Mark 9:1–13)||Doug Van Meter||16 Jun 2019||Watch||Listen|