Sometimes Jesus Lets People Walk Away
This article considers the account of Mark 10:17–22, where the Lord Jesus teaches that our work is never enough to earn eternal life. The first step on the road to joyful obedience is to acknowledge that we cannot keep the commands of Christ perfectly.
Divorce and Remarriage: The New Testament Evidence
The Servant of the Lord in the Teaching of Jesus
Did Jesus see himself as the servant referred to in Isaiah 53? This understanding of Jesus' view of his mission has come under attack. This article concerns itself with a response to the work of C. F. D. Moule, C. K. Barrett, and Morna Hooker who are all critical of the view that finds Jesus' self-understanding steeped in Isaiah 53.
What Jesus Thinks about Children
This article considers how the Lord Jesus in his ministry regarded children. Mark 10 is one text that is given some attention.
Mark's Jesus on Divorce: Mark 10:1-12 Reconsidered
"Is It Lawful for a Man to Divorce His Wife?"
The Pharisees addressed Jesus in Mark 10:2-12 with the question whether it is lawful for a man to divorce his wife. The purpose of this essay is to ascertain how the Bible answers that question, with focus on Mark 10 and Matthew 19:3-12.
The Healing of Bartimaeus
Preaching the Law of God
When the man asked the Lord Jesus what must he do to be saved, Jesus pointed to the law as recorded in Mark 10:19-21. Why? He did it because the preaching of the law is essential for evangelism. This article explains.
Why Our Own Schools?
Is Infant Baptism Divisive?
Mark 10:13-16 - Our Children - God's Children
In this article on Mark 10:13-16 (and Matthew 19:13-15 and Luke 18:15-17), the author focuses on children in the kingdom of God, and the children of believers as part of the covenant with God. Genesis 17:7 is also discussed.