To the Couch Potato Christian — Part 2


…Get off the couch and back to work.


This is the second part of a four part series concentrating on Jesus’ words and what he tells us being his followers (disciples) really means while we live on this earth. This post includes the rest of the quotes from the Gospel of Mark. As mentioned in the previous post gathering these posts in one place is intended to show us what Jesus really expects from us. There are no couch potato Christians.  

Mark 9:35   “If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all.”  

Mark 9:37   “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.” 

Mark 10:11-12   “Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her. And if she divorces her husband and marries another man, she commits adultery.”

  Mark 10:21   “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”

 Mark 10:25      It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”

Mark 10:43-45  whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”  

Mark 12:38-40   “Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted in the marketplaces, and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets. They devour widows’ houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. Such men will be punished most severely.”

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