Mark 10:13-16 – Receiving the Kingdom of God

March 15, 2012

This story has some familiar contours. The disciples fail, Jesus rebukes them, and then attempts to transform their thinking. It is like the song, “second verse, same as the first.” This cycle is repeated several times in Mark’s Gospel, particularly in Mark 8-10. This story functions to center a major theme within the narrative. It […]