Mark
 Chapter 4
Chapter 4:10-12
And when he was alone, those around him with
the twelve asked him about the parables.
And he said to them,...
Why Parables?
Why Parables?


stimulate thinking
Why Parables?


stimulate thinking
awaken their spiritual perception
Lamp Under a Basket
     Mark 4:21-25
Lamp Under a Basket
            Mark 4:21-25


Jesus = the lamp
Lamp Under a Basket
            Mark 4:21-25


Jesus = the lamp
Hidden for now, but revealed soon
Growing Seed
 Mark 4:26-29
Growing Seed
            Mark 4:26-29

The present hiddenness of the
Kingdom will pass and its Glory
revealed to all
Growing Seed
              Mark 4:26-29

The present hiddenness of the
Kingdom will pass and its Glory
revealed to all


I...
Mustard Seed
 Mark 4:30-34
Mustard Seed
 Mark 4:30-34
Mustard Seed
 Mark 4:30-34
Mustard Seed
             Mark 4:30-34


Insignificant and week beginnings,
but a day will come, when it will be
great and ...
Jesus Calms the Storm
      Mark 4:35-41
Jesus Calms the Storm
           Mark 4:35-41


They have witnessed so much
Jesus Calms the Storm
             Mark 4:35-41


They have witnessed so much
Again, Jesus is showing his authority
Jesus Calms the Storm
             Mark 4:35-41


They have witnessed so much
Again, Jesus is showing his authority
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  • Marshall strikes a good balance when he says, “By this

  • method of teaching in parables Jesus not only invited his audiences to penetrate below the surface and find the real meaning; at the same time he allowed them the opportunity—which many of them took of turning a blind eye and a deaf ear to the real point at issue”



  • Targums -- Message Remix



  • Often we must journey to Truth........ not just given to us







  • “Rebuke is the same used when casting out demons”

  • Mark 04

    1. 1. Mark Chapter 4
    2. 2. Chapter 4:10-12 And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables. And he said to them, “To you has been given the secret of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is in parables, in so that “they may indeed see but not perceive, and may indeed hear but not understand, lest they should turn and be forgiven.”
    3. 3. Why Parables?
    4. 4. Why Parables? stimulate thinking
    5. 5. Why Parables? stimulate thinking awaken their spiritual perception
    6. 6. Lamp Under a Basket Mark 4:21-25
    7. 7. Lamp Under a Basket Mark 4:21-25 Jesus = the lamp
    8. 8. Lamp Under a Basket Mark 4:21-25 Jesus = the lamp Hidden for now, but revealed soon
    9. 9. Growing Seed Mark 4:26-29
    10. 10. Growing Seed Mark 4:26-29 The present hiddenness of the Kingdom will pass and its Glory revealed to all
    11. 11. Growing Seed Mark 4:26-29 The present hiddenness of the Kingdom will pass and its Glory revealed to all It’s already in motion, just like the growing seed from it’s planting
    12. 12. Mustard Seed Mark 4:30-34
    13. 13. Mustard Seed Mark 4:30-34
    14. 14. Mustard Seed Mark 4:30-34
    15. 15. Mustard Seed Mark 4:30-34 Insignificant and week beginnings, but a day will come, when it will be great and powerful
    16. 16. Jesus Calms the Storm Mark 4:35-41
    17. 17. Jesus Calms the Storm Mark 4:35-41 They have witnessed so much
    18. 18. Jesus Calms the Storm Mark 4:35-41 They have witnessed so much Again, Jesus is showing his authority
    19. 19. Jesus Calms the Storm Mark 4:35-41 They have witnessed so much Again, Jesus is showing his authority Nature obeys its creator

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