The Essential Jesus as
Revealed in the Gospel of Mark
The Essential Jesus as
Revealed in the Gospel of Mark
Mark 8:38
For whoever is ashamed of me and of my
words in this adulterous and sinful
generation, of him will the Son of Ma...
- An incredible promise (v. 1)
- A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
- An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
Mark 9:1
And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you,
there are some standing here who will
not taste death until they see t...
Mark 9:2
And after six days Jesus took with
him Peter and James and John, and led
them up a high mountain by themselves.
A...
Mark 9:2
And after six days Jesus took with
him Peter and James and John, and led
them up a high mountain by themselves.
A...
Mark 9:3
and his clothes became radiant,
intensely white, as no one on earth could
bleach them.
Matthew 17:2
And he was tr...
Philippians 2:6-8
Who, being in very nature God, did not
consider equality with God something to
be grasped, but made hims...
Mark 9:4
And there appeared to them Elijah with
Moses, and they were talking with Jesus.
A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
Mark 9:5-6
And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is
good that we are here. Let us make
three tents, one for you and one for
...
Mark 9:7
And a cloud overshadowed them, and a
voice came out of the cloud, “This is my
beloved Son; listen to him.”
A stun...
Mark 9:7
And a cloud overshadowed them, and a
voice came out of the cloud, “This is my
beloved Son; listen to him.”
A stun...
Mark 9:8
And suddenly, looking around, they no
longer saw anyone with them but Jesus
only.
A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
For a brief moment, the three had seen
something no other human being on
earth had ever s...
Mark 9:9-10
And as they were coming down the
mountain, he charged them to tell no one
what they had seen, until the Son of...
Mark 9:9-13
And he said to them, “Elijah does come
first to restore all things. And how is it
written of the Son of Man th...
1. Yet again Jesus tells them to keep quiet
about what they had seen.
2. The disciples were doing their best to
understand...
Malachi 4:5
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet
before the great and awesome day of
the Lord comes.
An insightful d...
Mark 9:12-13
And he said to them, “Elijah does come
first to restore all things. And how is it
written of the Son of Man t...
Luke 1:17
And he (John the Baptist) will go before
him (Messiah) in the spirit and power of
Elijah, to turn the hearts of ...
Matthew 17:13
Then the disciples understood that he
was speaking to them of John the
Baptist.
An insightful dialogue (vv. ...
1.What does this rising from the dead mean?
2. And what about Elijah? Doesn’t he need to
come before the Messiah?
Just as ...
Today’sTakeaway
Of all the things the Father could have
said to the Peter, James and John, He
chose to say . . .
“This is ...
Today’sTakeaway
The most important thing you can do in
life is –> LISTENTO JESUS CHRIST!
(listen with the intent to believ...
Today’sTakeaway
So we must LISTEN to him when he says:
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy
laden, and I will give you...
Today’sTakeaway
So we must LISTEN to him when he says:
“If anyone would come after me, let him
deny himself and take up hi...
Today’sTakeaway
So we must LISTEN to him when he says:
“Therefore, stay awake, for you do not
know on what day your Lord i...
Today’sTakeaway
So we must LISTEN to him when he says:
“Let your light shine before others,
so thatthey may see your good ...
Today’sTakeaway
So we must LISTEN to him when he says:
“Go therefore and make disciples of all
nations.” (Mt. 28:19)
Today’sTakeaway
AREYOU LISTENINGTO
JESUS?
Believing what he says?
Obeying what he
commands?
Jesus transfigured!   mk 9-1-13 - sept 8, 2013
Jesus transfigured!   mk 9-1-13 - sept 8, 2013
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  1. 1. The Essential Jesus as Revealed in the Gospel of Mark
  2. 2. The Essential Jesus as Revealed in the Gospel of Mark
  3. 3. Mark 8:38 For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
  4. 4. - An incredible promise (v. 1) - A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8) - An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  5. 5. Mark 9:1 And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.” An incredible promise (v. 1)
  6. 6. Mark 9:2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
  7. 7. Mark 9:2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8) And he was transfigured before them. metamorpheo  metamorphosis
  8. 8. Mark 9:3 and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one on earth could bleach them. Matthew 17:2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
  9. 9. Philippians 2:6-8 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death -- even death on a cross! A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
  10. 10. Mark 9:4 And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
  11. 11. Mark 9:5-6 And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.” For he did not know what to say, for they were terrified. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
  12. 12. Mark 9:7 And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son; listen to him.” A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8) The Shekniah glory of God! “to dwell” …Therefore, the Shekinah glory referred to God’s glory manifested wherever he was present!
  13. 13. Mark 9:7 And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son; listen to him.” A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8) Exodus 40:34 Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle.
  14. 14. Mark 9:8 And suddenly, looking around, they no longer saw anyone with them but Jesus only. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8)
  15. 15. A stunning fulfillment (vv. 2-8) For a brief moment, the three had seen something no other human being on earth had ever seen: The God-Man, Jesus Christ, in all of his glory . . . a foretaste of what was coming on the Day Jesus returns to this earth at His Second Coming!
  16. 16. Mark 9:9-10 And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of Man had risen from the dead. So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what this rising from the dead might mean. And they asked him, “Why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come?” An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  17. 17. Mark 9:9-13 And he said to them, “Elijah does come first to restore all things. And how is it written of the Son of Man that he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt? But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him.” An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  18. 18. 1. Yet again Jesus tells them to keep quiet about what they had seen. 2. The disciples were doing their best to understand. What does this rising from the dead mean? And what about Elijah? Doesn’t he need to come before Messiah? An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  19. 19. Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  20. 20. Mark 9:12-13 And he said to them, “Elijah does come first to restore all things. And how is it written of the Son of Man that he should suffer many things and be treated with contempt? But I tell you that Elijah has come, and they did to him whatever they pleased, as it is written of him.” An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  21. 21. Luke 1:17 And he (John the Baptist) will go before him (Messiah) in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared. (angel Gabriel to John’s father, Zechariah) An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  22. 22. Matthew 17:13 Then the disciples understood that he was speaking to them of John the Baptist. An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  23. 23. 1.What does this rising from the dead mean? 2. And what about Elijah? Doesn’t he need to come before the Messiah? Just as God’s enemies had killed John … so they would one day do the same with him, God’s Messiah. But he would not remain dead, but would arise! An insightful dialogue (vv. 9-13)
  24. 24. Today’sTakeaway Of all the things the Father could have said to the Peter, James and John, He chose to say . . . “This is my beloved Son; listen to him.”
  25. 25. Today’sTakeaway The most important thing you can do in life is –> LISTENTO JESUS CHRIST! (listen with the intent to believe what he says and obey what he commands!) Not easy in this world in which a multitude of voices are constantly screaming in our faces!
  26. 26. Today’sTakeaway So we must LISTEN to him when he says: “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Mt. 11:28) “Seek first the Kingdom of God!” (Mt. 6:33)
  27. 27. Today’sTakeaway So we must LISTEN to him when he says: “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.” (Mk. 8:34)
  28. 28. Today’sTakeaway So we must LISTEN to him when he says: “Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.” (Mt. 24:42)
  29. 29. Today’sTakeaway So we must LISTEN to him when he says: “Let your light shine before others, so thatthey may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” (Mt. 5:16)
  30. 30. Today’sTakeaway So we must LISTEN to him when he says: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations.” (Mt. 28:19)
  31. 31. Today’sTakeaway AREYOU LISTENINGTO JESUS? Believing what he says? Obeying what he commands?
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