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Marcus My Son - Article
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Paul G. Humber, M.S. - ... Mark (Marcus) was Peter’s biological son. We learn in Acts 12:12 that Mark’s mother was Mary and that her house was in Jerusalem. (Peter was from Galilee.) Also, Paul describes Mark as Barnabas’ cousin in Colossians...
When To Pray - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... upon God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit” (Acts 7:59). We can pray at dawn like David who said: “My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up”...
A Certain Young Man - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - the most important events in all history.Mark’s family (Acts 12:12) apparently was prosperous enough to own a home in Jerusalem with a large upper room where the disciples (even 120 of them, Acts 1:14,15) could meet for prayer after the...
Instant In Prayer - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... every generation, must undergo some measure of tribulation (Acts 14:22), because “the servant is not greater than his Lord” (John 15:20). Nevertheless, we “rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in...
The Witness Of The Palm - Article
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No Author - ... of Phoenicia, and several ancient cities known as Phenice (Acts 27:12) or Phoenix got their names, as being regions of palm trees.The first New Testament reference is in our text above, recording how the people prematurely acknowledged Jesus as...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Control - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... by alcohol. Some passages equate power with this filling (Acts 1:8; Romans 15:13; I Thessalonians 1:5), and others equate it to wisdom (Colossians 1:9–11; Philippians 1:9–11; Colossians 3:15–17). The immediate context,...
Acts 12:12: many were gathered together - Study Note
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before the coming of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost (Acts 1:13), and where they had observed the last supper with the Lord (Luke 22:12). Mark had probably been in the house with them both...
Mark 1:1: beginning of the gospel - Study Note
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... in Jerusalem where the early disciples gathered to pray (Acts 12:12), quite likely the one where Christ instituted the Lord’s supper (Luke 22:12; Acts 1:13). Jesus was probably a close friend of Mark’s family. This verse also...
God's Everlasting Mercy - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - our God has delivered us from "the power of Satan" (Acts 26:18) and "darkness" (Colossians 1:13) into "his marvelous light" (1 Peter 2:9). We have been set free from "the law of sin" (Romans 8:2) and from...
Mark 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
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... to Mark John Mark, son of Mary (Acts 12:12), has been universally recognized from the beginning as the author of the second gospel. He was a relative of Barnabas (Colossians 4:10), and very likely a close associate of Peter (I Peter...
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