Posts Tagged ‘The great commission in action’

Mark 16:19-20 Passing The Torch

Active learning with Jesus

Active learning with Jesus

We have reached the very end of Mark’s gospel. I want to start off by apologizing for not posting yesterday. I had SO many tasks that I didn’t even get time to stop until after 11 PM. Writing takes a few hours and I had to be back up early today. So, you know what got missed. Sorry, to you and especially to God. Back on track today.

Mark concludes his account of Jesus’ life with His leaving earth for Heaven. Mark account doesn’t specify that the three sections we are looking at happened over the course of 40 days. Jesus’ appearance to His disciples (minus Thomas) happened the first night He rose, at the home where they were staying in Jerusalem. His instruction regarding the “great commission” took place on a hilltop in Galilee. His ascension took place 40 days after His resurrection and on Mt. Olive. I wonder if they were anywhere near His favorite garden of Gethsemane. Read more »