Unformatted text preview: heaven if they are good people and believe. However, Jesus later gets almost enraged at them for not understanding his parables and teachings. I think this is unfair because he chose them knowing fishermen probably are not the smartest people he could find. Also, why was it specifically fishermen? Why not shepards or something? The first part of Mark talks about Jesus healing man with a demon. It says the man was constantly crying and cutting himself, and that he lived in the tombs, away from society. Jesus cures him of his demon, and the townspeople beg Jesus to leave their region. Why would they not want him there? If Jesus was powerful enough to cure the man, just think of the good he could do for the rest of them. I understand that they were afraid, but why be afraid of something positive?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course THEOLOGY 220 taught by Professor Nichols during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.
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