mark 4:3 mark 4:14 . What a vivid picture is this of the mournful condition of many, especially in great commercial countries, who once promised much fruit! Luke has it, "Lord, save us, we perish." Introduction. ; 5:10–13). 38. Even the Lord’s message was hard to swallow. 8. Written by John MacArthur Even…Bankruptcy, disease, tragedy, enslaved w/addiction, your fortunes lost in the stock market, a marriage lost to infidelity, one of your kids went prodigal on you. Mark 4:4. [rt after burning bush & promise “I will certainly be with you” 3:12], In Ex.33 God’s presence was all that mattered to him. Actually, this short transition is vastly important for setting the stage for this familiar story of the stilling of the storm. He starts right in with this “good news” of … Continue reading "Commentary on Mark 1:4 … And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth--"the rocky ground"; in Matthew ( Matthew 13:5 ), "the rocky places"; in Luke ( Luke 8:6 ), "the rock." In Luke ( Luke 8:24 ) this is doubled--in token of their life-and-death earnestness--"Master, Master." and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land--crowded on the seashore to listen to Him. 20. From the publisher: If you’re familiar with John MacArthur’s in-depth Bible teaching, you have an idea of what you’ll find in The MacArthur New Testament Commentary. ", 23. Commentary on 16 New Testament books, from Matthew to 2 Timothy. Each volume was written to be as comprehensive and accurate as possible, dealing thoroughly with every key phrase and word in the Scripture without being unnecessarily technical. and said one to another, What manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?--"What is this?" More than 3,200 notes written by Andrew Wommack. John MacArthur (December-04-2019) Sermon: Calming the Storm, Part 1 (Mark 4:35-41) (Arabic). Of how many hearers of the word is this the graphic but painful history! As in the parables which we have endeavored to explain in Matthew 13:1-58 , we shall take this parable and the Lord's own exposition of the different parts of it together. But without a parable spake he not unto and when they were alone, he expounded all things to his. ( = Matthew 8:23-34 , Luke 8:22-39 ). The great truth here taught is that hearts superficially impressed are apt to receive the truth with readiness, and even with joy ( Luke 8:13 ); but the heat of tribulation or persecution because of the word, or the trials which their new profession brings upon them quickly dries up their relish for the truth, and withers all the hasty promise of fruit which they showed. 1. Moses said, “If Your Presence does not go with us, do not bring us up from here.” (33:15). This is not expressed here because if "the word of God" be the seed, every scatterer of that precious seed must be regarded as a sower. Buy Item $13.79 Retail: $22.99 Save 40% ($9.20) 5 out of 5 stars (3 Reviews) In Stock. Subscribe and Get Sermons and Live Streams by John MacArthur DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX! Speaking to the disciples, Jesus explains Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. When those accustomed to fish upon that deep thus spake, the danger must have been imminent. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit --This case is that of ground not thoroughly cleaned of the thistles, &c.; which, rising above the good seed, "choke" or "smother" it, excluding light and air, and drawing away the moisture and richness of the soil. Parable of the Mustard Seed ( Mark 4:30-32 ). In the order of the original Greek, the text would read “and he continued to speak to them on that … Continue reading "Commentary on Mark 4:35-41" God’s speech from the whirlwind to Job has been a long time coming. and said unto the sea, Peace, be still--two sublime words of command, from a Master to His servants, the elements. and how then will ye know all parables?--Probably this was said not so much in the spirit of rebuke, as to call their attention to the exposition of it which He was about to give, and so train them to the right apprehension of His future parables. ( = Matthew 13:1-23 Matthew 13:31 Matthew 13:32 Luke 8:4-18 ). carest thou not that we perish?--Unbelief and fear made them sadly forget their place, to speak so. Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow--What means this? Mark 4 Commentary; JOHN MACARTHUR Sermons on the Gospel of Mark. The ‘man’ of verse 26 can be understood as either Jesus in His lifetime, or Jesus through His servants, after the ascension and … Mark 4:14-20 The exposition of the parable. The 25th installment to the MacArthur New Testament Commentary series, which has been praised for its accessibility to lay leaders, this commentary on John 1-11 introduces you to the most unique of the four Gospels.. Join John MacArthur as he explains each verse in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical. What. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit--This case is that of ground not thoroughly cleaned of the thistles, &c.; which, rising above the good seed, "choke" or "smother" it, excluding light and air, and drawing away the moisture and richness of the soil. The parable of sower only appears in John. Commentaries for Mark Chapter 4 The parable of the sower. 39. And there arose a great storm of wind--"a tempest of wind." asleep on a pillow--either a place in the vessel made to receive the head, or a cushion for the head to rest on. The crowds that followed Jesus were not committed, but shallow. 1 Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. Ironically, John MacArthur presented this false teaching during a Question & Answer forum at his church titled Unleashing God's Truth One Verse at a Time. After this parable is recorded the Evangelist says: 10. The evil here is neither a hard nor a shallow soil--there is softness enough, and depth enough; but it is the existence in it of what draws all the moisture and richness of the soil away to itself, and so starves the plant. ), preparing them for Jonah’s judgment message. But who is "the sower?" A medical storm? Faith dispels fear, but only in proportion to its strength. And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground, &c.--"Immediately" the seed in such a case "springs up"--all the quicker from the shallowness of the soil--"because it has no depth of earth." THE SOWER, THE SEED, AND THE SOIL. As a result, God was to punish her by bringing destruction and captivity from the Assyrians in 722 B.C. It offers me great insights into the Word of God and provides great commentary throughout the Old and New Testaments. John MacArthur. A business storm? Here the idea seems to be this--"I have privately expounded to you these great truths, but only that ye may proclaim them publicly; and if ye will not, others will. Widely known for his thorough, candid approach to teaching God’s Word, John MacArthur is a fifth-generation pastor, a popular author and conference speaker, and has served as pastor-teacher of Grace Community … Read Mark 4 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). There are many things we are concerned to know; and if we understand not the plain truths of the gospel, how shall we learn those more difficult! ” (Mark 4:38) When we think Jesus doesn’t care about us, it shows we have no faith, because we don’t believe the truth about Jesus. He spoke of walking the second mile; succeeding through serving and denying self. Mark 4: (NIV) The Parable of the Sower. This may be a general saying rather than a specific claim to be a prophet, although others unquestionably saw Him as one, and it does indicate that Jesus would not shy from the title. Lord Jesus, don’t you care that I feel so alone? ( mark 4:7 mark 4:18 mark 4:19). Gospel Tracks 23,614 views. 25. It boggles the mind that MacArthur was capable of saying such a thing in the course of a sermon in which he rejected Mark 16:9-20, because in those thousands of copies of the Vulgate, and in those dozens of copies of the Peshitta, Mark 16:9-20 is in the text. Proud member Sermon Bible Commentary. 35. 2. The one implies the other, but both precepts are very weighty. Reason for Teaching in Parables ( mark 4:11 mark 4:12 mark 4:21-25 ). Jesus Stills a Tempest on the Sea of Galilee ( Mark 4:35-41 ). 1. To understand a proverb and the interpretation— The proverb is the literal sense, the interpretation is the spiritual resting in the lit… Mark 4:10-13 Why Christ taught in parables. As a "hundredfold," though not unexampled ( Genesis 26:12 ), sis a rare return in the natural husbandry, so the highest degrees of spiritual fruitfulness are too seldom witnessed. Study the bible online using commentary on Mark 4 and more! 4:21-24 Jesus explains that true worship is what the Father really wants, and this must be done in the Spirit and in truth. And he was in the hinder part of the ship--or stern. Commentary on Mark 4:21-34 (Read Mark 4:21-34) These declarations were intended to call the attention of the disciples to the word of Christ. Mark 4: A Theology of Sleep. There is no word in Mark about the birth or youth of Jesus. GNT Mark 4:4 καὶ ἐγένετο ἐν τῷ σπείρειν ὃ μὲν ἔπεσεν παρὰ τὴν ὁδόν, καὶ ἦλθεν τὰ πετεινὰ καὶ κατέφαγεν αὐτό. NET Mark 4:4 And as he sowed, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured it. THE CONTEXT Jesus' role as teacher is important in this Gospel. Exhausted with the fatigues of the day, He was but a moment ago in a deep sleep, undisturbed by the howling tempest, and we had to waken Him with the cry of our terror; but rising at our call, His majesty was felt by the raging elements, for they were instantly hushed--"WHAT MANNER OF MAN IS THIS?". and they awake him, and say unto him, Master--or "Teacher." The closing words of this introductory parable seem designed to call attention to the fundamental and universal character of it. And He was teaching them many things in parables, and was saying to them in His teaching - Was teaching is the imperfect tense picturing this as His ongoing activity. Such "bring forth fruit with patience" ( Mark 4:15 ), or continuance, "enduring to the end"; in contrast with those in whom the word is "choked" and brings no fruit to perfection. JESUS CROSSING THE SEA OF GALILEE, MIRACULOUSLY STILLS A TEMPEST--HE CURES THE DEMONIAC OF GADARA. 19. If any man have ears to hear, let him hear--This for the second time on the same subject. ( mark 4:5 mark 4:16 ). (1-2) Jesus is led to the place of temptation. And he said unto them, Is a candle--or "lamp" brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? Second Case: THE STONY or rather, ROCKY GROUND. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. MacArthur makes it seem as if the opposite is the case. The thing intended is, not ground with stones in it which would not prevent the roots striking downward, but ground where a quite thin surface of earth covers a rock. They say nothing of what would become of Him, if they perished; nor think, whether, if He could not perish, it was likely He would let this happen to them; but they hardly knew what they said. It’s like having a Bible teacher sitting next to you as you study Scripture. Text Commentaries by John MacArthur John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as an author, conference KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB ... Mark (No. ) Lord Jesus, don’t you care that I have no money? The commentary provides a verse-by-verse and phrase-by-phrase exposition of the text, taking into account the cultural, theological, and Old Testament contexts of each passage as MacArthur explores the book's central theme---proving Jesus' divine role as Christ. how is it that ye have no faith?--next to none, or none in present exercise. 9. And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them. This is a very good question, for on the surface it does seem to be teaching this. Now as they spoke to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came upon them, being greatly disturbed that they taught the people and preached in Jesus the resurrection from the dead. 1. For some it still is! A crowning achievement from one of America's leading Bible teachers! (Luk 1-24) Bible Introductions - … so that it was now full--rather, "so that it was already filling." Oct 13, 2015 - How to Listen to the Lord (Mark 4:21-34) John MacArthur - "He speaks to us through the pages of Scripture" with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to and unto you that hear--that is, thankfully, teachably, profitably. Editorial Portavoz / 2016 / Hardcover. In Ex.3 God’s presence wasn’t enough for Moses, he needed the dramatic & spectacular. “On that day.” The phrase is so brief the reader could almost ignore it. What now are these "thorns?". Lord Jesus, don’t you care that I lost my job. 4:19-20 The woman “comes to the light” (although she would prefer to divert attention from her personal life). And now I want you to open your Bible to Mark 9, verses 42 to 50, the last section in this ninth chapter - Mark chapter 9 - and we’ll pick up the account in verse 42. It takes great faith to trust the sleeping Jesus, to know that He cares and works for us even when it does not seem like it. It was evening; and after the fatigues of a busy day of teaching under the hot sun, having nothing to do while crossing the lake, He sinks into a deep sleep, which even this tempest raging around and tossing the little vessel did not disturb. shall more be given. Jesus’ parable of the sower in Mark 4:1–9, with his expla­nation of it in Mark 4:13–20, centers on “the word”—in Mark, the message of the gos­pel (note Mark 1:1, 14–15). Try it free for 30 days. MacArthur notes he can enjoy rest wherever he is because he rests in the lord. Mark 1-8 MacArthur New Testament Commentary (Macarthur New Testament Commentary Series) by John MacArthur, unknown edition, The commentary takes you deep into each passage, verse by verse—sometimes word by word. And he arose, and rebuked the wind--"and the raging of the water" ( Luke 8:24 ). He counseled men to turn the other cheek. For example, John MacArthur has written that, “Only Mark records this parable which complements the parable of the sower by explaining in more depth the results of spiritual growth accomplished in good soil” (MacArthur Bible Commentary, e-Sword). Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. For he that hath, to him shall be given; and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath--or "seemeth to have," or "thinketh he hath." The commentary takes you deep into each passage, verse by verse—sometimes word by word. ( Psalms 89:9 , 93:4 ). He could not help that; it was not his fault, but the fault of the way side and of the fowls. The saving news of what God is doing in Jesus to restore the world impacts human hearts with very different results. PARABLE OF THE SOWER--REASON FOR TEACHING IN PARABLES--PARABLES OF THE SEED GROWING WE KNOW NOT HOW, AND OF THE MUSTARD SEED. Peacetime and wealth had made her bankrupt spiritually, morally, and ethically (cf. Lord Jesus, don’t you care that my child is sick? Study the Bible on the go with Andrew’s free online Bible commentary. Remember to bookmark this page! 34. The MacArthur New Testament Commentary is now complete—thirty-three volumes that take you through the whole New Testament, detail by detail, verse by verse. Commentary on 1 Samuel 17:[1a, 4-11, 19-23] 32-49. It is worthy of notice how considerately the Lord defers this rebuke till He had first removed the danger, in the midst of which they would not have been in a state to listen to anything. and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up--Not only could the seed not get beneath the surface, but "it was trodden down" ( Luke 8:5 ), and afterwards picked up and devoured by the fowls. Its design is to teach the Imperceptible Growth of the word sown in the heart, from its earliest stage of development to the ripest fruits of practical righteousness. The fact that they can nest on the plant emphasizes its substantial size/growth, Represent Gentiles/nations who come into and contribute to the growth of the Kingdom of God, Represent evil forces that come into the Kingdom of God, infiltrating the Church. 37. They apprehend it not ( Matthew 13:19 ) as God's means of restoring them to Himself; it penetrates not, makes no impression, but lies loosely on the surface of the heart, till the wicked one--afraid of losing a victim by his "believing to salvation" ( Luke 8:12 )--finds some frivolous subject by whose greater attractions to draw off the attention, and straightway it is gone. of Mark 9-16 MacArthur New Testament Commentary - eBook. 21. To the other side, He didn’t say, “to the middle of the lake to be drowned!”. The MacArthur New Testament Commentary is now complete—thirty-three volumes that take you through the whole New Testament, detail by detail, verse by verse. Fourth Case: THE GOOD GROUND. Mark 9-16 MacArthur New Testament Commentary (MacArthur New Testament Commentary Series Book 6) - Kindle edition by MacArthur, John. Stock No: WW73754EB. The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series continues to be one of today’s top-selling commentary series. Product Description. Resources » Commentaries » Mark » Chapter 4 » exegesis. 29. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. ( mark 4:8 mark 4:20 ). The time of this section is very definitely marked by our Evangelist, and by him alone, in the opening words. Commentary on Job 38:1-11. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Mark MacArthur—son of prominent author and pastor, John MacArthur, and a board member of his father’s radio ministry, Grace To You— with defrauding clients in a $16 million investment scheme. Mark 1-8 begins The MacArthur New Testament Commentary's look at the second of the four gospels. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mark 9-16 MacArthur New Testament Commentary (MacArthur New Testament Commentary … Mark 4, Coffman Commentaries on the Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. Excellent for: He gives them "the secret of the kingdom of God" (Mark 4:11). Chapter 4 opens with a series of parables (the sower, the lamp and the bushel basket, the growing seed, and the mustard seed). The Next Event on God’s Prophetic Timetable, Part 1 - … 16. 40. This parable contained instruction so important, that all capable of hearing were bound to attend to it... View the entire commentary. The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series continues to be one of today’s top-selling commentary series. Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ‘And Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honour, except in his own country (patris ’autou as in Mark 6:1) and among his own kin and in his own house.”. Why You Should Be Ashamed - John MacArthur (Mark 8:38-9:1) [CC] - Duration: 52:04. And he began again to teach by the seaside: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude--or, according to another well-supported reading, "a mighty" or "immense multitude." Veiled under some real fact in our Lord's life on earth, lie all the revelations of His will in faith and doctrine concerning His Church and His children throughout the ages; so I seem to trace the spiritual teaching of Advent under the … Mark 4:1-34 . 52:04. Mark 1-8 MacArthur New Testament Commentary (MacArthur New Testament Commentary Series) Hardcover – April 1, 2015 by John MacArthur (Author) 4.9 out of 5 stars 57 ratings Chapter 4 opens with a series of parables (the sower, the lamp and the bushel basket, the growing seed, and the mustard seed). 4. But Matthew ( Matthew 13:34 ) says, "All these things spake Jesus unto the multitude in parables"; and as Mark records only some of the parables which Matthew gives, we are warranted to infer that the "many such parables" alluded to here mean no more than the full complement of them which we find in Matthew. The sower soweth the word--or, as in Luke ( Luke 8:11 ), "Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God." 1,2. And when they had sent away the multitude, they took him even as he was in the ship--that is, without any preparation, and without so much as leaving the vessel, out of which He had been all day teaching. 7. These declarations were intended to call the attention of the disciples to the word of Christ... View the entire commentary Lord Jesus, don’t you care that my marriage is falling apart? SermonAudio.com - Pastor John MacArthur Sermons. 7. Jesus power and authority over sickness (Mark 5:25-34). (1-4) The arrest of Peter and John. We are here because we are motivated by Scripture. So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; and should sleep, and rise night and day--go about his other ordinary occupations, leaving it to the well-known laws of vegetation under the genial influences of heaven. JOHN LIGHTFOOT Commentary on the Gospel of Mark. This beautiful parable is peculiar to Mark. For these are not designed for secrecy. Now follow the cases. By his thus instructing them, they were made able to instruct others; as candles are lighted, not to be covered, but to be placed on … Each of these has his agents among men themselves; and Christ's agents in the sowing of the good seed are the preachers of the word. By: John MacArthur. A college storm? He taught them many things by parables — After the usual manner of the eastern nations, to make his instructions more agreeable to them, and to impress them the more upon attentive hearers. Every situation? 22. And there were also with him other little ships--with passengers, probably, wishing to accompany Him. and a solar eclipse (763 B.C. Speaking to the disciples, Jesus explains A marriage storm? The parable of the sower, Mark 4:1-9.Its interpretation, Mark 4:10-20.The use we should make of the instructions we receive, Mark 4:21-26.The parable of the progressively growing seed, Mark 4:26-29.Of the mustard seed, Mark 4:30-34.Christ and his disciples are overtaken by a storm, Mark 4:35-38.He rebukes the wind and the sea, and produces fair weather, Mark 4:39-41. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Mark 4:35-41 EXEGESIS: MARK 4-8. The "thirtyfold" is designed to express the lowest degree of fruitfulness; the "hundredfold" the highest; and the "sixtyfold" the intermediate degrees of fruitfulness. Subscribe and Get Sermons and Live Streams by John MacArthur DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX! I really enjoy the John MacArthur Study Bible by Word Publishing. ~ Mark Dever, pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Purpose of the MacArthur Commentary Series. And when He had fasted … Bringing the same expositional skill and down-to-earth style to this one-volume commentary as he has to his best-selling multivolume New Testament set, John MacArthur offers a non-technical passage-by-passage examination of the whole Bible. Ver. “This mountain” is a reference to Mount Gerazim, where the Samaritan shrine was located. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it--Had this been said in the corresponding passage of Matthew, we should have concluded that what that Evangelist recorded was but a specimen of other parables spoken on the same occasion. Mark 4:21-25 The light of knowledge is given to be communicated to others. This is the sense of "the earth bringing forth fruit of herself," in Mark 4:27 . 28. Commentaries on Mark. I was given this great reference by a great evangelist and preacher named Herman Gauthier. Mark is the only book in the Bible that announces itself as a “gospel” (Mark 1:1), the good news about Jesus, a verse read 5 weeks ago on the second Sunday of Advent. ( mark 4:7 mark 4:18 mark 4:19 ). Parable of the Seed Growing We Know not How ( Mark 4:26-29 ). The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series comes from the experience, wisdom, and insight of one of the most trusted ministry leaders and Bible scholars of our day. Mark MacArthur, a son of Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in California, has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission along with a wealth management company he founded with defrauding their advisory clients. And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful?--There is a natural apprehension under danger; but there was unbelief in their fear. These commentaries from respected Bible scholar and preacher John MacArthur give a verse-by-verse analysis in context and provide points of application for passages, illuminating the biblical text in practical and relevant ways. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on the lake, while all the people were along the shore at the water's edge. Alternate First Reading. And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred--A heart soft and tender, stirred to its depths on the great things of eternity, and jealously guarded from worldly engrossments, such only is the "honest and good heart" ( Luke 8:15 ), which "keeps," that is, "retains" the seed of the word, and bears fruit just in proportion as it is such a heart. All rights reserved. ( mark 4:4 mark 4:15 ). Salem Media Group. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mark 9-16 MacArthur New Testament Commentary (MacArthur New Testament Commentary … Matthew 4 – The Temptation of Jesus and His First Galilean Ministry A. Jesus is tempted in the wilderness. And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up. John MacArthur. he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side--to the east side of the lake, to grapple with a desperate case of possession, and set the captive free, and to give the Gadarenes an opportunity of hearing the message of salvation, amid the wonder which that marvellous cure was fitted to awaken and the awe which the subsequent events could not but strike into them. Mark 4:35. The great truth here taught is, that hearts all unbroken and hard are no fit soil for saving truth. And it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the wayside--by the side of the hard path through the field, where the soil was not broken up. In Matthew ( Matthew 8:26 ) it is, "Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?" $19.99 Retail: $28.99 Save 31% ($9.00) 5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews. Israel has all along been singing of JEHOVAH, "Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, Thou stillest them!" Mark 4:4 as he was sowing, some seed fell beside the road, and the birds came and ate it up. It is true that in the parable of the tares it is said, "He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man," as "He that soweth the tares is the devil" ( Matthew 13:37 Matthew 13:38 ). We are probably concerned about our own as well as those close to us. Commentary on Mark 4:35-41 “On that day.” The phrase is so brief the reader could almost ignore it. 36. 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