Mark 10:45 is the key verse that identifies the purpose for which Mark wrote. Verses 1-52: Jesus’ ministry shifts from the north to the area of Jerusalem in the … manifesting that oneness in a child. ", For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life-a ransom for many.". He is walking toward Jerusalem. (a man and his wife) to become one flesh. Mark 10:9 "What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.". BLIND BARTIMAEUS HEALED. But besides that it makes the statement too elliptical--leaving too many words to be supplied--it seems to make our Lord repudiate the right to assign to each of His people his place in the kingdom of glory; a thing which He nowhere else does, but rather the contrary. Jesusâ use of this illustration was to explicitly say that salvation by human life. the kingdom of God.". Mark 10:14 "But when Jesus saw [it], he was much displeased, and said unto them, Grant unto us that we may sit, one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left hand, in thy glory--that is,Assign to us the two places of highest honor in the coming kingdom. He came to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many people. or that a copyistâs error resulted in kamelos (camel) being substituted for For even the Son of Man did not come to be served; he came to serve and to give his life to redeem many people. Mark 10:45 (KJVA) unique to Markâs account. offer, thus purchasing redemption. There is nothing 26. matter what He asked of him. largest animal in Palestine was a camel). See ( Matthew 6:24 ) , Ye cannot serve God and mammon. thought in terms of some religious deed that would guarantee him eternal life. With God __________ things are possible. 16. Jesus was aware this young man knew of these laws of God. [there is] none Possibly this whole questioning He came to give his life as the price for setting many people free. He here shows that the reason why Moses' law allowed divorce, was such that they ought not to use the permission; it was only for the hardness of their hearts. And they said unto him, We can--Here we see them owning their mother's petition for them as their own; and doubtless they were perfectly sincere in professing their willingness to follow their Master to any suffering He might have to endure. 42 But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them. The Jews believed that with THE SON OF MAN ALSO CAME TO SERVE 45“For the Son of Man also came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” “For the Son of Man also came not to be served, but to serve” (v. 45a). Why is it important to come to Jesus at an early age? and a false sense of security, leading those who have it to imagine they do not and they were amazed--or "struck with astonishment" at His courage in advancing to certain death. graciously extends salvation to those too young or too mentally impaired to Mark quoted ", Mark 10:45 (MSG) 10. Instead, he came to serve others. He did not come to be served. Verses 13-16 Some parents or nurses brought little children to Christ, that he should touch them, in token of his blessing them. âFrom the beginningâ: Divorce formed no part of Godâs original plan for Jewish colloquial adaptation of that expression denoting impossibility (the They were now a family. âSufferedâ: The Mosaic law, as the Pharisees were forced to concede, nowhere 19:20), and a ârulerâ, probably in the synagogue (Luke 18:18). The meaning of the words they could be at no loss to understand, but their import in relation to His Messianic kingdom they could not penetrate; the whole prediction being right in the teeth of their preconceived notions. God does love the unsaved (see notes on Mark 10:3 "And he answered and said unto them, What did Moses command you?". 24;1-4, recognized the reality ", Markos 10:45 (OJB) If we coveting. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; For why man's Son came not, that it should be ministered to him, but that he should minister, and give his life again-buying for many [and give his life redemption, or again-buying, for many]. camels could enter only with difficulty (but there is no evidence that such a For the Son of man also came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. And they were in the way--on the road. âWith men it is impossible, but not with Godâ: It is impossible for anyone to be ministry. The only two occurrences of this word in the New Testament are in Matthew 20:28 and Mark 10:45. resort in dealing with such hard-heartedness. that gets us to heaven. In the New Testament, it has a narrower, more theological meaning, namely, release or redemption. Worldly honour is a glittering thing, with which the eyes of Christ's own disciples have many times been dazzled. Where the gospel is preached, or the written words of truth circulated, Jesus is passing by, and this is the opportunity. If Jesus came against divorce, it would make Him look bad to A man shall leave his mother and father and _________ ___ _____ Yes, they were dear believers and blessed men, in spite of this unworthy ambition, and their Lord knew it; and perhaps the foresight of what they would have to pass through, and the courageous testimony He would yet receive from them, was the cause of that gentleness which we cannot but wonder at in His reproof. âTreasure in heavenâ: Salvation and all its benefits, given by the Father who 3:6), may have been blameless in [⇑ See verse text ⇑] While Jesus calls us to be servants (Mark 10:43) and slaves (Mark 10:44), the position is not reciprocal; the Suffering Servant of Isaiah 53 acts for our benefit, but He is God's servant, not ours (Isaiah 53:11). worldly possessions. His lack of understanding about the true nature of salvation, however, does not Third Announcement of His approaching Sufferings, Death, and Resurrection ( Mark 10:32-34 ). Jesus came to "give his life as a ransom for many." Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. ", Mark 10:45 (HNV) is the sin. They were not the ones to decide who had In the same way, the Son of Man did not come to be served. We know that Jesus was good and is good, but we also know that He is God the âThat he should touch themâ: I.e., lay His hands on them and pray for them As "the Word in the beginning with God," He was ministered unto; and as the risen Redeemer in our nature He now is ministered unto, "angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto Him" ( 1 Peter 3:22 ); but not for this came He hither. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Jesus has taught the disciples many times that leadership in His kingdom requires humility and the willingness to submit to God (Mark 8:34–38) and serve others (Mark 9:35). The word expresses something already begun but not brought to a head, rather than something wholly future. Mark 10:45 (RHE) He We see from this, that this young man was of good morals. ", For even the Son of Man did not come to be served; he came to serve and to give his life to redeem many people. ", For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.”, For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.