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11 April, 2016
Search The Scriptures —Study 17 — Mark 8:27-38
Study 17 From The Book of Mark is: Mark 8:27-38
27-29. What did the disciples need to understand first of all, before
Jesus could begin to explain to them about His death? Why was this so
important, and why were most people so slow to understand it? Cf. Lk.
was Peter unable to accept Christ’s teaching about His death? What is the
meaning of Christ’s rebuke? In this matter of a right attitude to Christ’s
death, on whose side are you?
34-38. What two alternative courses
are presented to us in these verses?
Why is it so important to make the right choice? What does this
involve and what does Jesus say will be the final result of a wrong
33. ‘Get behind me, Satan!’ Jesus
was faced with a similar temptation in the wilderness to avoid the cross.
Cf. Mt. 4:8-10.
34. For the meaning of the word
‘deny’, see Lk. 12:9; 22:34. Here it means to disown self, to refuse to
recognize the claims of self as against those of Christ.