Posts Tagged ‘In Jesus’ name’

Mark 9:38-41 Jesus’ Authority Recognized and Used

Learning at His feet

Learning at His feet

We are still with Jesus and His disciples in the house in Capernaum. They came here after finishing their private trek through Galilee when Jesus was explaining His impending death and resurrection. Today we are going to look at the second thing that was noticed along the journey.

After being called on the carpet for arguing about who was the greatest among themselves, Peter brings up another issue from the trip. Peter tells Jesus that as they were walking they noticed people casting out demons in Jesus’ name. When the disciples noticed this going on they told the ones ministering in this fashion to stop because that minister wasn’t one of those following Jesus on His daily journey. In other words, they weren’t part of the “in crowd.” Read more »