What about you?
Key verse 8:29
“But what about you?’ he asked. ‘who do you say I am?’ Peter answered, ‘you are the Christ.’”
This passage— short as it may be— is a turning point in many ways. In all the time that the disciples had been with Jesus, this was the time and place where they needed to make a confession that would change and shape their lives forever. So far, the disciples had simply followed Jesus, heard his words, watched his actions, and grown in their faith. Now it was time to make a decision regarding his Person— about who he really is. This is the passage that we want to talk about today. But this monumental section of Mark’s gospel there are three distinct parts.
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