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Mark 8:1-10 Dinner With the Gentiles

He saved a spot for me

He saved a spot for me

Jesus is in Gentile territory right now. I believe He and His disciples are still in the Decapolis. Jesus’ primary mission is to the House of Israel, but He personally expands His reach to the Gentiles too. He started this Gentile trip in Tyre and Sidon then came to the Decapolis.

Early on in Jesus’ time in the Decapolis He healed the man who was deaf and had a speech impediment. We looked at that healing yesterday. After He healed this man Jesus told him to keep the miracle quiet. Well, he didn’t. The more Jesus tried to hush him up the more he spread the news. Read more »