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  1. 1. MIKE MAZZALONGO Final Confrontations 11:1 12:44 7
  2. 2. Review: 3 Levels 1. Public Ministry 2. Confrontation of Leaders 3. Private Ministry
  3. 3. Mark 11 - 12 Sections 1. Entry into Jerusalem 11:1-11 2. The Fig Tree vs. 12-14; 19-26 3. Cleansing of the Temple vs. 15-19
  4. 4. As they approached Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He sent two of His disciples, and said to them, Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring it here. If anyone says to you, Why are you doing this? you say, The Lord has need of it; and immediately he will send it back here. - Mark 11:1-3
  5. 5. They went away and found a colt tied at the door, outside in the street; and they untied it. Some of the bystanders were saying to them, What are you doing, untying the colt? They spoke to them just as Jesus had told them, and they gave them permission. - Mark 11:4-6
  6. 6. They brought the colt to Jesus and put their coats on it; and He sat on it. And many spread their coats in the road, and others spread leafy branches which they had cut from the fields. - Mark 11:7-8
  7. 7. Those who went in front and those who followed were shouting: Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord; Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David; Hosanna in the highest! - Mark 11:9-10
  8. 8. Jesus entered Jerusalem and came into the temple; and after looking around at everything, He left for Bethany with the twelve, since it was already late. - Mark 11:11
  9. 9. On the next day, when they had left Bethany, He became hungry. Seeing at a distance a fig tree in leaf, He went to see if perhaps He would find anything on it; and when He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. - Mark 11:12-13
  10. 10. He said to it, May no one ever eat fruit from you again! And His disciples were listening. - Mark 11:14
  11. 11. Then they came to Jerusalem. And He entered the temple and began to drive out those who were buying and selling in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who were selling doves; - Mark 11:15
  12. 12. and He would not permit anyone to carry merchandise through the temple. And He began to teach and say to them, Is it not written, My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations? But you have made it a robbers den. - Mark 11:16-17
  13. 13. The chief priests and the scribes heard this, and began seeking how to destroy Him; for they were afraid of Him, for the whole crowd was astonished at His teaching. - Mark 11:18
  14. 14. Source: Bible History Online
  15. 15. Challenge of the Priests Question of Johns Baptism Parable of Vineyard Owner
  16. 16. Then they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Him in order to trap Him in a statement. They came and said to Him, Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it lawful to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not? Shall we pay or shall we not pay? But He, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at. - Mark 12:13-15
  17. 17. They brought one. And He said to them, Whose likeness and inscription is this? And they said to Him, Caesars. And Jesus said to them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesars, and to God the things that are Gods. And they were amazed at Him. - Mark 12:16-17
  18. 18. Challenge of the Sadducees Woman Married to 7 Husbands Error of Both Sadducees & Pharisees Demonstrates His Divine Knowledge
  19. 19. One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, What commandment is the foremost of all? Jesus answered, The foremost is, Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. - Mark 12:28-30
  20. 20. The second is this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these. The scribe said to Him, Right, Teacher; You have truly stated that He is One, and there is no one else besides Him; and to love Him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love ones neighbor as himself, is much more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices. - Mark 12:31-33
  21. 21. When Jesus saw that he had answered intelligently, He said to him, You are not far from the kingdom of God. After that, no one would venture to ask Him any more questions. - Mark 12:34
  22. 22. Warning Against the Scribes Their error in teaching that the Messiah would only be human in nature. Their religious hypocrisy.
  23. 23. And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. - Mark 12:41-42
  24. 24. Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury; for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on. - Mark 12:43-44
  25. 25. Next Lesson: Judgment on the Nation Beginning of the end


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