Mark 8, feeding the four thousand, the yeast of the Pharisees and Herod, healing of a blind man at Bethsaida, Peter’s Confession, Jesus predicts his death.

Mark 8, feeding the four thousand, the yeast of the Pharisees and Herod, healing of a blind man at Bethsaida, Peter’s Confession, Jesus predicts his death.

Three days without food! The people needed it!

 

Matthew 16, the demand for a sign, the sign of Jonah, Peter’s confession of Christ, Jesus predicts his death.

Peter’s confession is the rock upon which Christ will build his church. Notice the Greek ” will be having been” bound in heaven, which means that which is already done in heaven counts in building His church.

This last phrase probably refers to the Transfiguration occurring six days later. (Next chapter)