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Mark 8:14-21 You Still Don’t Understand?

PLEASE let mine be lower than this!

PLEASE let mine be lower than this!

We are joining Jesus today after His encounter with the Pharisees who were looking for a sign. “Just one more so we can be sure.” Jesus denied their request and left them standing on the sea shore. Now He and His disciples head out for the other side of the Sea of Galilee.

I’m not sure if today’s interaction takes place on the way or after they reach the other side. Matthew’s account led me to believe they had reached their destination but Mark makes me wonder. Mark’s statement that “they had only one loaf with them in the boat” (verse 14) leads me to believe they were still in the boat. Whether they were on dry land or on the sea, Jesus was still thinking about their run in with the Pharisees. Read more »