Mark 4:1-25 Commentary - The Parables of the Sower
Mark 4:26-29 - The Church: What is my Stance in it?
Mark 4:35–5:43 - Christ Conquers Foes
Mark 4:1–34 - He Taught in Parables
Expository Listening Marks of a Healthy Church 4
Mark 4:1 – Preaching to the Coast
This article argues that Jesus' preaching to the crowds beside the Sea of Galilee in Mark 4:1 should be seen in the light of references in the Old Testament to the coastlands and to the mixed multitude in Exodus 12:38.
New Testament Miracles and Higher Criticism: Climbing up the Slippery Slope
How does a historian need to view supernatural events or miracles? This article argues for the historicity of the miracles and surveys some of the difficult passages in this regard: Mark 4:35-41, Mark 6:32-44, Mark 11:12-14, and John 2:1-11. Blomberg also asks the question whether Matthew 17:27 functions as a pure metaphor.