and contrast Mark
First, we cannot ignore the strong
similarities between the two miracles that contained in chapters 6 and 8 in
Mark and how they have been in almost the same circumstances.
Similarities and Differences in chapters 6 and
The two miracles have the same
meaning and concept. The inherent similarity of the two events, it could not be
pure coincidence, but it means a spiritual concept touches our lives. They both
explain how Jesus help his community and how his followers believe what he
both miracles, Jesus and the followers entered the
ship to cross the lake.It is a good taste to followers who transit
with Jesus to enter into the enjoy life eternity, this life will not be
achieved without Jesus, the leader.
After the first miracle, a woman asked Jesus to cast the demon out of her
daughter, but he told her “Let the children’s be fed first, for it is not fair
to take the children’s food and throw it to the dogs. (7: 24-30). After the
second miracle, he told his disciples about the yeast of the Pharisees, warning
them not to eat it. Then, Jesus asked them to eat only the bread that comes
down from heaven.(8: 14-21).
After the first miracle, Jesus healed the deaf man, but after the second
miracle, he healed the blind man. As if the Christ had come to heal the ears to
hear his speech, and to heal the eyes to see his glory.
5000 satisfy the man (6: 35-44). A. Satisfy the 4000 (8: 1-9).
Crossing the lake (6: 45-52). B.
Crossing the lake (8:10).
Crossing to Gennesaret (6: 53-56). C.
Crossing to Dalmanutha (8:10).
the deaf man (7: 31-37), and healing the blind man (8: 22-26).
Mark telling us about the martyrdom of John the Baptist, Jesus met the
apostles, and "he said to them: Come away to a deserted place by
yourselves and rest a while.” (6: 30-31). Because the arrivals and those who are going
were many, and did not facilitated them a chance to eat. Jesus took them to a
place in which they can find their comfort and their food.
What some scholars believe that Mark
displays a miracle to satisfy the crowd in a manner approaching the Last
Supper. Christ draws hearts of his disciples not to fill bodies, to enjoy his
body and blood of Hearts. The
satisfaction of the crowd was not just a miracle among the thousands of
miracles that made our Lord Jesus, its purpose was not just a declaration of
love and compassion toward the hungry masses, but had a meaning of its own,
which is that true faith
a lot of sacrifices and pain, but the end, be happy. It is no stranger to great
moral teacher as Christ be always in the right way and be of great has to