Bible Bites Podcast

The Messianic Secret

In Mark, why didn’t Jesus want anyone to know he’s the Messiah?


In Mark, the disciples can’t get ANYTHING right. Why? And how is that good news?

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1:00 – Mea Culpa!

2:00 – Key Features of Mark

4:00 – The Messianic Secret

8:00 – The guy Jesus heals twice

13:30 – Missing the Messiah

16:30 – Recap and Homework




Bible Bites - July 27, 2015

The Messianic Secret


In Mark's gospel, why doesn't Jesus want anyone to know he's the Messiah?

From Series: "Mark"

Bible Bites takes you through Mark's account of the Good News about Jesus.

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Mark 1:21-28

Mark 8:22-26

Homework: Mark 1:40-45

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How do you understand Jesus? How does Mark help you see him better?

By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.