The King who dies

  • Series: Gospel of Mark #14
  • Scripture: Mk 8:27-9:1
  • Location: St Paul's Cooma

A climax becomes an anticlimax. Jesus’ spiritually blind disciples finally see that Jesus is more than the herald of the Kingdom of God — he is the King in the kingdom. But it’s soon plain that they don’t yet see clearly. Now they and we must learn first that Jesus is the Messiah for whom rejection and death are central, and second that following him means ranking God’s kingdom above even our lives.

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