What Is Jesus Secret

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Jesus’ Secret
Hidden is defined as: to conceal from knowledge or exposure; to keep secret. We see Jesus’ ability to keep secrets and hidden messages in the Gospel According to Mark. The Gospel of Mark is the first of the synoptic gospels, because it includes many of the same stories as Matthew and Luke, but it is the original. Mark was written in 70 AD, when the Jewish temple was burned down. It is speculated the author of the Gospel was John Mark, a gentile Christian, who was a follower of Peter, Jesus’ closet disciple. Because this testimony was written closest to the time of Jesus’ life and death, it is held to the highest regard and truth than the other three Gospels. A gospel is an account describing the life, death, and resurrection of
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With the Gospel of Mark being the original of the synoptic Gospels, it is held to a higher esteem and level of honesty than the other ones. It is shown in the writing that Jesus is THE holy figure that is placed here on Earth to fix the mistakes that the Pharisees was spreading. He recruited 12 disciples to go on the journey with him. Knowing how dangerous the task of reformation was, Jesus tried to keep his identity a secret, and only disclosing it to few. He spoke in parables so they way everyone “knows” what he is talking about, but they do not comprehend what he is saying, not even his apostles. It is not until Peter realize what Jesus is, does Jesus reveal to all his disciples that he is the Son of Man(with the help of God, Moses, and Elijah). Jesus speaks of the Kingdom of God, but only a few get what he is speaking of, but it does not stop the information from spreading to Pharisees and King Herod. When John the Baptist is killed and their safety in Galilee is no longer guaranteed, Jesus tells his disciples to spread out and speak of his preaching and to heal those in need. As they spread the word, metanoia is happening to those who listen, in which the teachings evolve to reflect the times and that Jesus interpretation of the Law of Moses is the correct way, not the Pharisees. Instead of God destroying those who were wrong in carrying out his word, he sent his most trusted disciple to change it to the way God wanted it to

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