Mark 1:1–8:26 — Concordia Commentary

Mark 1:1–8:26 — Concordia Commentary

About this Volume: The reign of God has come in Jesus Christ, but in hiddenness, in humility and lowliness. Jesus came to serve and give his life as a ransom for many (10:45). Jesus promised a triumphant revelation of himself after the cross (14:28), but within Mark (ending at 16:8) the disciples do not yet(…)

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The Theme and Message of Mark’s Gospel

The Theme and Message of Mark’s Gospel

The following excerpt is taken from Dr. James Voelz’s commentary on Mark 1:1–8:26, part of Concordia Publishing House’s Concordia Commentary series.  

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Where Do You Find Jesus?

Where Do You Find Jesus?

CNN is airing a 6-part series called Finding Jesus, where archaeologists and historians examine ancient relics “that tell the remarkable story of the Gospels.” Uncovering ancient objects and excavating long-lost lands is fascinating. Seeing and touching antique items our ancestors used helps us understand what their daily life was like. We love to learn about(…)

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An excerpt from Letters to Lutheran Pastors, volume 2

An excerpt from Letters to Lutheran Pastors, volume 2

German theologian Hermann Sasse (1895–1976) was trained at the University of Berlin but became a convinced confessional Lutheran after discovering the writings of Wilhelm Löhe while studying in the United States. His professional career at the University of Erlangen was forever marked by Hitler and the Nazis. Sasse was a vocal opponent of the Third(…)

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