1 Peter 5:5b "Yes, all of you be submissive to one another..."
Day 132 – Mark 6
“Yes, all of you be submissive to one another…” 1 Peter 5:5b
A DEFINITE PLAN
If we are not careful in our reading of the ministry of Jesus, as recorded in the Gospels, we might end up thinking that He ministered in random fashion. This conclusion would be incorrect. Mark noted that Jesus had a definite plan.
“Then He went about the villages in a circuit, teaching.”
A TEACHING CIRCUIT
We may not be able to determine exactly the circuit established, but we do know that the focus is that of “teaching”.
1. A Teaching Ministry
a) Healing did not automatically bring about faith in God.
b) Teaching would be necessary to help the multitudes come to faith.
i) Doubts must be cleared.
ii) Questions must be answered.
iii) If necessary, public debate must be entered into (e.g. with the Pharisees).
2. Areas covered in the circuit
We may highlight the following regions Jesus traveled to minister:-