Mark 14:23

23 And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, and they all drank of it. 24 And he said to them, “This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many. — See Matthew 26:27-28.

Mark 2:7

7 “Why does this man speak thus? It is blasphemy! Who can forgive sins but God alone?” — Evan:  Jesus was able to forgive sins because He is God.  Priests cannot forgive sins, only God can. Catholics:  This is not a doctrinal statement, but rather a question from the Jews who misunderstood Christ’s ministry of forgiveness.… Continue reading Mark 2:7

Mark 7:5-13

5 And the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not live according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with hands defiled?” 6 And he said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, ‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from… Continue reading Mark 7:5-13