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A Voice Crying in the Wilderness . . . (Mark 1. 4-8)

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Photo by almogaver on Morgue File.

In yesterday’s post, we looked at the opening pericope of Mark’s gospel (1.1-3). After giving his quotation from the Hebrew Bible (aka Old Testament or OT), Mark, as is his custom, quickly (or to use his terminology immediately!) transitions to the purpose of that quotation: John the Baptizer and Christ. Read the rest of this entry »

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