Mark 2:18-20 // 104) They said [to Jesus], "Come, let us pray today
and let us fast." Jesus said, "What is the sin that I have
committed, or wherein have I been defeated? But when the bridegroom
leaves the bridal chamber, then let them fast and pray."
Mark 2:21-22 // 47c) No man drinks old wine and immediately
desires to drink new wine. And new wine is not put into old
wineskins, lest they burst; nor is old wine put into a new
wineskin, lest it spoil it. An old patch is not sewn onto a new
garment, because a tear would result.
Mark 3:27 // 35) It is not possible for anyone to
enter the house of a strong man and take it by force unless he
binds his hands; then he will (be able to) ransack his house.
Mark 3:28-29 // 44) Whoever blasphemes against the
Father will be forgiven, and whoever blasphemes against the Son
will be forgiven, but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit
will not be forgiven either on earth or in heaven.
Mark 3:31-34 // 99) The disciples said to Him, "Your brothers and
Your mother are standing outside."
He said to them, "Those here who do the will of My Father
are My brothers and My mother. It is they who will enter the
Kingdom of My Father."
Mark 4:3-9 // 9) The sower went out, took a
handful (of seeds), and scattered them. Some fell on the road; the
birds came and gathered them up. Others fell on the rock, did not
take root in the soil, and did not produce ears. And others fell on
thorns; (they choked the seed(s) and worms ate them. And others
fell on the good soil and produced good fruit: it bore sixty per
measure and a hundred and twenty per measure.
Mark 4:9 // 21e and elsewhere) Whoever has ears to hear, let him hear.
Mark 4:11 // 62a) It is to those [who are worthy of my] mysteries
that I tell my mysteries.
Mark 4:21 // 33b) For no one lights a lamp and puts
it under a bushel, nor does he put it in a hidden place, but rather
he sets it on a lampstand so that everyone who enters and leaves
will see its light.
Mark 4:22 // 6b) For nothing hidden will not become manifest, and
nothing covered will remain without being uncovered.
Mark 4: 26-29 // 21d) When the grain ripened, he came quickly with
his sickle in his hand and reaped it.
Mark 4:30-32 // 20) The disciples said to Jesus, "Tell us what the
Kingdom of Heaven is like."
He said to them, "It is like a mustard seed, the smallest of
all seeds. But when it falls on tilled soil, it produces a great
plant and becomes a shelter for birds of the sky."
Mark 6:4 // 31) No prophet is accepted in his own village; no
physician heals those who know him.
Mark 7:15-20 // 14c) What goes into your mouth will not defile
you, but that which issues from your mouth - it is that which will
Mark 8:27-30 // 13) Jesus said to His disciples, "Compare me to
someone and tell me whom I am like."
Simon Peter said to Him, "You are like a righteous angel."
Matthew said to Him, "You are like a wise philosopher."
Thomas said to Him, "Master, my mouth is wholly incapable of
saying whom You are like."
Jesus said, "I am not your master. Because you have drunk,
you have become intoxicated by the bubbling spring which I have
And He took him and withdrew and told him three things. When
Thomas returned to his companions, they asked him, "What did
Jesus say to you?"
Thomas said to them, "If I tell you one of the things which
he told me, you will pick up stones and throw them at me; a fire
will come out of the stones and burn you up."
Mark 8:34 // 55) Whoever does not hate his father and
his mother cannot become a disciple to Me. And whoever does not
hate his brothers and sisters and take up his cross in my way will
not be worthy of me.
Mark 10:14-15 // 22a) Jesus saw infants being suckled. He said to
His disciples, "These infants being suckled are like those who
enter the Kingdom."
Mark 10:31 // 4b) For many who are first will become last, [and
they will become one and the same.]
Mark 11:22-23 // 48) If two make peace with each
other in this one house, they will say to the mountain, 'Move
Away,' and it will move away.
Mark 12:1-8 // 65) There was a good man who owned a
vineyard. He leased it to tenant farmers so that they might work it
and he might collect the produce from them. He sent his servant so
that the tenants might give him the produce of the vineyard. They
seized his servant and beat him, all but killing him. The servant
went back and told his master. The master said, 'Perhaps they
did not recognize him.' He sent another servant. The tenants
beat this one as well. Then the owner sent his son and said,
'Perhaps they will show respect to my son.' Because the tenants
knew that it was he who was the heir to the vineyard, they seized
him and killed him. Let him who has ears hear.
Mark 12:10-11 // 66) Show me the stone which the builders have
rejected. That one is the cornerstone.
Mark 12:13-17 // 100) They showed Jesus a gold coin and said to
Him, "Caesar's men demand taxes from us."
He said to them, "Give Caesar what belongs to Caesar, give
God what belongs to God, and give Me what is Mine."
Mark 12:31 // 25) Love your brother like your soul,
guard him like the pupil of your eye.
Mark 13:17 // 79) A woman from the crowd said to Him, "Blessed are
the womb which bore you and the breasts which nourished you."
He said to her, "Blessed are those who have heard the word
of the Father and have truly kept it. For there will be days when
you will say, 'Blessed are the womb which has not conceived and
the breasts which have not given milk.'"
Mark 13:21 // 113) His disciples said to him, "When will the
kingdom of the Father come?"
He said to them, "It will not come by watching for it. It
will not be said, Look here,' or 'Look there' Rather, the kingdom of the Father is
spread out upon the earth and people don't see it."
Mark 13:31 // 111a) The heavens and the earth will be
rolled up in your presence. And one who lives from the Living One
will not see death.
Mark 14:58 // 71) I shall destroy [this] house, and
no one will be able to rebuild it.
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