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Jesus and the Unveiling of God's Glory, Part 2

February 6, 2022 Preacher: Stephen Conley Series: The Gospel of Mark

Topic: Gospel Scripture: Mark 9:9–9:13

Text:  Mark 9:9-13

 

The Importance of the Resurrection (9:9-10)

  • Jesus commands His disciples to silence until after the resurrection.
  • True Gospel proclamation depends upon complete Gospel understanding.
  • The resurrection is essential to the Christian faith and the Gospel.

 

The Necessity of the Cross (9:11-13)

  • Jesus underscores the necessity of fulfilling prophecy as the suffering servant who would die for the sins of His people
  • Jesus is pointing to John the Baptist as the Elijah who would come first.
  • John the Baptist was not only the forerunner to Jesus in preparation, but also in suffering and death.

 

The Implications of the Transfiguration

  • The glory of God was unveiled to the disciples to infuse them with hope.
  • The path of Christ’s suffering was unveiled to the disciples to give them a complete picture of the Gospel and their own discipleship path.
  • We can embrace Christ’s complete picture of the Gospel and His call of discipleship, knowing that glory awaits us (2 Corinthians 4:16-18).

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