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Resurrection Of The Lord -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We stand here at the climactic passage in Mark's Gospel.
Transfiguration -- Mark 9:2-9 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The Markan text appointed for these Sundays stands at the very heart of Mark's Gospel.
Advent 1 -- Mark 13:24-37 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
This week's Markan text comes near the end of Mark's Gospel, but it comes first in the Church Year.
Lent 2 -- Mark 8:31-38, Mark 8:27-38 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We will treat these texts as one.
Advent 2 -- Mark 1:1-8 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
Seven of the Lectionary B pericopes from Mark's Gospel come from the first chapter of Mark!
Proper 4; Pentecost 3 -- Mark 2:23--3:6 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The series of controversy stories comes to an end with today's text.
Baptism Of The Lord; Epiphany 1 -- Mark 1:4-11 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We will focus our attention here on verses 9-11.
Epiphany 3 -- Mark 1:14-20 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The first two verses of this pericope have been commented on in chapter 3.
Epiphany 4 -- Mark 1:21-28 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The story of the man in the synagogue with an unclean spirit fits structures in Mark which have been
Epiphany 5 -- Mark 1:29-39 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We note again that this passage is one of four healing stories which inaugurate Jesus' ministry.
Epiphany 6 -- Mark 1:40-45 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We have before us this week another healing story as the One who brings God's reign explodes into mi
Epiphany 7 -- Mark 2:1-12 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
This week's pericope is interconnected with many Markan stories and themes.
Lent 1 -- Mark 1:9-15 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We will begin commentary here with v.
Palm Sunday -- Mark 11:1-11 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
"When they were approaching Jerusalem." These words open the Palm Sunday text.
The Parable Of The Sower -- Mark 4:1-20 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We have indicated a number of times that the Parable of the Sower plays a crucial role in the overal
Passion Sunday -- Mark 14:1--15:47 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The Sunday of the Passion confronts us with a different kind of challenge.
Proper 10; Pentecost 9 -- Mark 6:14-29 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
Today's text centers in two men: John the Baptist and King Herod.
Proper 11; Pentecost 10 -- Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
In her outline of Mark's Gospel, Mary Ann Tolbert presents Mark 6:35„8:21 as a unit of material.
Proper 17; Pentecost 16 -- Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
With Mark 7 we come to some repetition of basic Markan themes.
Proper 18; Pentecost 17 -- Mark 7:24-37 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
Both of the Markan stories appointed for this week take place in the land of the Gentiles.
Proper 20; Pentecost 19 -- Mark 9:30-37 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The lectionary moves directly from the story on the Mount of Transfiguration (9:1-8) to Jesus' secon
Proper 21; Pentecost 20 -- Mark 9:38-50 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
Mary Ann Tolbert sets this week's text in its larger context:
Proper 22; Pentecost 21 -- Mark 10:2-16 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
We have understood this entire section of Mark's Gospel from 8:22„10:52 as a journey "on the way" to
Proper 23; Pentecost 22 -- Mark 10:17-31 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
Today's text begins with the story of the man who ran to Jesus in order to ask him what he must do t
Proper 24; Pentecost 23 -- Mark 10:35-45 -- Richard A. Jensen -- 1996
The first thing to note about the appointment of today's text from Mark's Gospel is that which is om

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