Mark Chapter 8

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Jesus feeds the multitude with seven loaves and a few fish. The Pharisees ask for a sign, but Jesus says that none shall be given. Jesus warns of the leaven of the Pharisees and of Herod, but the disciples do not understand. Jesus heals a blind man. Peter confesses Jesus as the Christ, and Jesus commands him not to tell anyone. Jesus prophesies his suffering, death and resurrection. Peter rebukes Jesus for this, and Jesus rebukes him back with ‘Get behind me, Satan’, saying he is mindful only of the things of men, not the things of God. Jesus says that anyone who wishes to follow him must take up their cross and follow. Whoever desires to save his life will lose it. Jesus says that some standing there will not taste death till they see the kingdom of God.