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Jesus Christ never sinned; He observed The Fourth Commandment (see How To Be A True Christian - Lesson 4) in exactly the way that He commanded it to be observed at Mount Sinai: "10:1 Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; 10:2 And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea; 10:3 And did all eat the same spiritual meat; 10:4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ" (1 Corinthians 10:1-4 KJV; see also 'The God Of The Old Testament'). Worshipping The Lord on "Sun Day" is a Satanic abomination in God's sight (see Sun Worship; also Sun Day, Moon Day, Tiw's Day and The Blasphemy Calendar).
"3:1 And he entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there which had a withered hand. 3:2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse him [see Did Jesus Break The Law?]. 3:3 And he saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand forth.
Great Multitudes followed Jesus, for teaching and for healing.
"3:7 But Jesus withdrew himself with his disciples to the sea: and a great multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judea, 3:8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre [see The Christians of Tyre] and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him. 3:9 And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him. 3:10 For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues. 3:11 And unclean spirits [see Devils], when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God. 3:12 And he straitly charged them that they should not make him known." (Mark 3:7-12 KJV)
"3:13 And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him. 3:14 And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach [see Preachers], 3:15 And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils: 3:16 And Simon he surnamed Peter [see also Peter's Ministry]; 3:17 And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder: 3:18 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite, 3:19 And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him [see Was Judas Necessary?]: and they went into an house." (Mark 3:13-19 KJV)
Jesus endured many insults from unbelievers; some said that He was Beside Himself, while others went even further, to a blasphemous extreme. There was of course nothing at all wrong with Him, but a carnal brainwashed world couldn't yet see that - and won't until they have their brains "washed" by clean "water" (see A Brainwashed World and Living Waters).
"3:20 And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread. 3:21 And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
Jesus was the firstborn of Joseph and Mary (see Mary's Other Children?).
"3:31 There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him. 3:32 And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.
Mark Chapter 4
"4:1 And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land. 4:2 And he taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in his doctrine, 4:3 Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow: 4:4 And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up. 4:5 And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth: 4:6 But when the sun was up, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away. 4:7 And some fell among Thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit. 4:8 And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred [see also Seasons Of The Harvest].
Light was created, by Christ (see Christ The Creator), to pierce the darkness, not to be engulfed by it: "1:3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. 1:4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness" (Genesis 1:3-4 KJV). Light cannot be hidden by darkness, and nothing can be hidden from the Light.
"4:21 And he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick? [see The Light Of Life] 4:22 For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested [see Glass Houses]; neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come abroad. 4:23 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
Once a seed has sprouted, it can only do one of two things - grow, or decay. A sprout can never again be a seed; a true Christian cannot fall away without losing salvation (see Falling Away).
"4:26 And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; 4:27 And should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. 4:28 For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear. 4:29 But when the fruit is brought forth, immediately he putteth in the sickle, because the harvest is come." (Mark 4:26-29 KJV)
Upon Christ's return, the Kingdom of God is going to fill the entire earth (see Zionism).
"4:30 And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it? 4:31 It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when it is sown in the earth, is less than all the seeds that be in the earth: 4:32 But when it is sown, it groweth up, and becometh greater than all herbs, and shooteth out great branches; so that the fowls of the air may lodge under the shadow of it.
Jesus' calming of the storm is one of His most famous miracles. "Nature" was created by the Holy Spirit of God through Christ (see Christ The Creator), and will always remain subject to it.
"4:35 And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side. 4:36 And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship. And there were also with him other little ships. 4:37 And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. 4:38 And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?
Mark Chapter 5
The Holy Spirit holds command over the physical world; it also holds command over the spiritual world - all of which were created by it. Amazingly, demons recognized, and feared, the Christ - far more than most people did. Demons are "believers" in the sense of knowing with absolute certainty that God is real e.g. "2:19 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble" (James 2:19 KJV).
"5:1 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 5:2 And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 5:3 Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: 5:4 Because that he had been often bound with Fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him. 5:5 And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.
"5:21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side, much people gathered unto him: and he was nigh unto the sea. 5:22 And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, 5:23 And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her [see Laying On Of Hands], that she may be healed; and she shall live. 5:24 And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him.
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