Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 11, 2002
In this narrative of Jesus’ teaching and the exorcism in the synagogue in Capernaum, Mark demonstrates that Jesus is the Almighty Son of God, and, as such, that He possesses the very authority of God.
I. Christ?s authority was demonstrated In His teaching (verse 22)
A. By His manner of teaching
1. Taught with authority not from tradition
a. Matthew 15:9 "But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men."
b. Other teachers relied on esteemed men. They taught