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Mark 9:42-50 Get Rid of It

I'd rather have Him holding my heart than a scalpel

I’d rather have Him holding my heart than a scalpel

Jesus is finishing up His instructions to His disciples in the house in Capernaum. Certainly not the last of His instructions overall, but the last of this session. The main point in this section is, if it is in your way of serving Him, GET RID OF IT.

Jesus starts by turning His attention back to the child He has been holding during their discussion. Jesus says that anyone who causes on of His little ones who believe in Him to sin, they would be better off dead and thrown into the sea. In other words, they will face Jesus, the one who drove the money changers out of the temple with a whip, over it. He takes it personally when someone hurts His children. Read more »