Negative with present imperative to make a general prohibition or habit. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/mark-13.html. In this aspect of heaven’s cause the answer and the help must be from heaven, and not from the earth. BibliographyPett, Peter. There is no excuse here for the lazy preacher who fails to prepare his sermon out of the mistaken reliance upon the Holy Spirit. Mark 13:1-37 is set exactly in the middle of the passion narrative in the gospel of Mark. By. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/mark-13.html. Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. 1897. Be not anxious beforehand what ye shall speak (μη προμεριμνατε τι λαλησητε — mē promerimnāte ti lalēsēte). However, Jesus did not promise release from suffering. A sub-theme identifies the disciples’ inability and failure to watch with Jesus … Continue reading "Commentary on Mark 13:24-37" Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. There could be no more explicit promise that they should be under an infallible guidance, and we are not left to doubt that they were taught of God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/mark-13.html. For God would provide them with words. For, as it is really my cause in which you are engaged, therefore, though you are ignorant and unlearned men, and so may be apprehensive you shall be confounded in the presence of persons who are, in rank and education, so much your superiors; yet depend upon it, I will give you such wisdom and eloquence, that your persecutors shall be even astonished at the freedom and propriety with which you shall express yourselves, according to the various occasions which arise. This wisdom is not of man, lest he should boast. So also was Ridley and Latimer, each ending their earthly lives in the very track and spirit of their Lord and Master. BibliographyJ. Take no thought what ye shall speak — Be not solicitous beforehand what ye shall say in your defence, to vindicate yourselves and your religion from the unrighteous charges and aspersions of your enemies. David Guzik commentary on John 13, where Jesus washes His disciples' feet and teaches them about true servanthood, beginning a remarkable section in John The disciples led, delivered, and taught. Mark (Mark 13:10-11) is peculiar to himself. “Take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate; but whatsoever,” etc. The verb μεριμναω — merimnaō is from μεριζω — merizō (μερις — meris), to be drawn in opposite directions, to be distracted. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/mark-13.html. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. Mark 13:11.Neither premeditate. "History bears ample witness to the fact that Christians on trial for their faith have been amazed themselves at the aptness of the answers that flashed into their minds at the opportune moment." Here in Mark 13:11, “the holy spirit” is the gift of God’s nature that God put upon people to empower them with spiritual power. ", Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. The kingdom rising out of the sea is not humane, civil, or supportive of its citizens. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. ). This sentence, as well as the one which immediately follows, we have explained 131 131 Harmony, vol. Scholars have been sharply divided on how to deal with it: was it a genuine prediction, demonstrating Jesus’ power, or is it evidence that Mark was written after the Temple was destroyed in 70 CE? "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". There is here no encouragement to ministers to preach without preparation. Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament. Their promised land is now given to others (cf. parallels; ἐγὼ ἀνοίξω τὸ στόμα σου, καὶ συμβιβάσω σε ὃ μέλλεις λαλῆσαι (Exodus 4:12); τὸ ῥῆμα ὃ ἐὰν εἴπω πρός σε, τοῦτο φυλάξῃ λαλῆσαι (Numbers 22:35); δέδωκα τοὺς λόγους μου εἰς τὸ στόμα σου (Jeremiah 1:9). The Biblical Illustrator. From beginning to end it is thinking in … Charles Schribner's Sons. Perversions of this text have persisted, however; and as Ryle put it: [22] Albert Barnes, Notes on the New Testament (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1955), p. 378. At the hour of their great need He will direct their words. 1865-1868. Neither do ye premeditate] Con not your answers, as boys use to do their orations and school exercises, which the Greeks call μελετας, whereunto Beza thinks our Saviour here aludeth. Compare all. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". BibliographyClarke, Adam. (Mark 13:10-12.) 1871-8. In Luke 21:15 Jesus promises that He Himself will supply wisdom. Mark NOTHING BUT LEAVES Mark 11:13 - Mark 11:14. . BibliographyBengel, Johann Albrecht. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". BibliographyBeza, Theodore. See what over 150,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. To prevent self-glorying. An outcome of this production was the New Testament for English Readers (4 vols. 1765. BibliographyBarnes, Albert. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. The sacrifice must be complete. Mark 13:11. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/mark-13.html. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". 117; Plato Soph. Our Lord is here foretelling the persecutions which the disciples would be called upon to suffer for the gospel’s sake, and is arming them against the errors, the deceits, and the cruelties of those times. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Amen. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". The reasons for this are evident. 1983-1999. BibliographyWesley, John. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". This promise should give disciples in these situations freedom from unnecessary anxiety. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". 11 Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. See what over 150,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up. 1832. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". (Mark 13:11-13 NASB) The disciples experienced all of this before the fall of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, just as the Lord said they would. 218 D. This charge shows the meaning of “take heed to yourselves”; not that they are to endeavour to escape, but that they are to acquit themselves worthily. Either the help of deliverance, or that of loyal resignation; complete escape, or patient endurance. But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand, [ mee (G3361) promerimnate (G4305) 'be not anxious beforehand,'] what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: 'Be not filled with apprehension, in the prospect of such public appearances for Me, lest ye should bring discredit upon My name, nor think it necessary to prepare beforehand what ye are to say.'. Eccl. gives only the brief statement in Mark 13:12. BibliographyRobertson, A.T. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/mark-13.html. “For it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.” And this takes place-. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wbc/mark-13.html. Their apologia will be given to them. under Matthew 10:19 Our Lord’s design in these words is, to relieve the disciples from that anxiety which interferes with the cheerful discharge of our duty, when we doubt our inability to sustain the burden. That when suffering persecution the disciples were to be led, and not driven. The Holy Ghost; will teach you what to say, and through you will speak the right things in the right way. They will not be the real speakers ( οὐ γάρ ἐστε ὑμεῖς οἱ λαλοῦντες), but the Holy Spirit. Mark 11. New York. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/mark-13.html. Joseph Benson's Commentary. Disturb and disorder their minds. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". Mt. Not the same word as in verses: Mark 13:2, Mark 13:7, Mark 13:15, Mark 2:16, Mark 2:21, Mark 2:30, Mark 2:31. But Christ advises us to cast all our cares into the bosom of our Father, so that, relying on his promised aid, we may pursue our course with cheerfulness. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hac/mark-13.html. Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Children’s Sermons Hymn Lists. [23] J. C. Ryle, Expository Notes on the Gospels (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House), Matthew-Mark, II, p. 280. In World War 2, many youngsters betrayed their own parents and caused them to be killed. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. 1, p.453. To secure the Divine victory and praise. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Human sagacity can claim no credit. ΄ηδὲ μελετᾶτε, neither do ye meditate) Not merely you have need of no anxiety, but not even of premeditation.— τοῦτο, this very thing) the whole of it, and without fear. Broadman Press 1932,33. Commentary on Mark 13:24-27 (Read Mark 13:24-27) The disciples had confounded the destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the world. Griesbach leaves it doubtful. Neither do ye premeditate - Do not think beforehand, or “prepare” an answer. Jesus is not here referring to preaching, but to defences made before these councils and governors. No; we are to be delivered up, not thrust up-self-offered and complying rather than conflicting with our foes. 8 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and PowerPoints for Preaching on Mark 13:11. Mark 13:12 "Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against [their] parents, and shall cause them to be put to death." John Trapp Complete Commentary. en. BibliographyBurkitt, William. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Jesus promised that God will give special grace (help) to disciples who want to bear a good testimony when arrested and tried for their faith ( Mark 13:9). “Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, saith the Lord of hosts.” Thine, therefore is the victory, and the power, and the glory forever. In these crises the tongue of the learned and the pen of a ready writer come from God. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. See Poole on "Matthew 10:20". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". Jesus did not forbid thought but anxious care (cf. "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". Copyright StatementThe text of this work is public domain. Mark 13:11. Right in the midst of this statement about being brought before governors and kings, He says: "And the gospel must first be preached to all the nations. But whatsoever shall be given you — And strongly suggested to your minds; in that hour, that speak ye — Boldly and resolutely; for it is not you that speak, but the Holy Ghost — Who shall assuredly direct, and even dictate to you what you shall say at such times. The prophet writes of them, saying: {4BC 1137.4} Bible Commentary “Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evil-doers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the Lord, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward” ( The Review and Herald, August 6, 1895 ). (5-13) Christ's prophecy. 1897-1910. Mark 13:11. 11.] "Commentary on Mark 13:11". 1857. take no thought = be not full of care beforehand. Take no thought what ye shall speak — Be not solicitous beforehand what ye shall say in your defence, to vindicate yourselves and your religion from the unrighteous charges and aspersions of your enemies. It occurred on the Monday morning of the last week of Christ’s ministry. While you are going along in custody to the judgment-seat, do not be worrying about your defences. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/mark-13.html. 2 Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude Revelation. All rights reserved. In illustration and proof of these, see Exodus 4:10-12; Jeremiah 1:7-9; Luke 21:14-15; 1 Corinthians 2:13. Never Miss any Updates! BibliographyTorrey, R. A. The Biblical Illustrator. (28-37)1-4 See how little Christ values outward pomp, where there is not real purity of heart. 1685. Jesus sent two of his disciples ahead 2 and said to them, “As soon as you enter the village ahead, you will find a donkey’s colt tethered there that has never been ridden. This mistake Christ set right, and showed that the day of Christ's coming, and the day of judgment, shall be after that tribulation. The sea was a place of chaos, danger, and evil for the Hebrews (cf. Young's Matthew Mark Luke John Acts of Apostles Romans 1 Corinthians. “Whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye; for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.” Thus, then, acting as true believers should-serving Christ fearlessly, all our self-reserve given up to His guidance and power-we shall find the Holy Spirit (in all those cases morally correspondent to the circumstances of our text) to-. Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers. 9 “You must be on your guard. 1905. Copyright StatementThe Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament. But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost. 1905-1909. Observe the emphasis on ἐστε—it is not you at all, but another. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". Not the same word as in verses: Mark 13:6, Mark 13:9, Mark 13:16. not. Darby https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/mark-13.html. Observe, lastly, How our Saviour comforts his disciples, that there would be an end of these their sharp and bitter sufferings: assuring them, that if their faith and patience did hold out unto the end, they should be saved. John 14-16). Not ye that speak, but the Holy Spirit - This is a full promise that they should be inspired, and consequently their defenses recorded in the Acts of the Apostles are the words of the Holy Spirit. "Commentary on Mark 13:11". (Comp. Mark’s Good News. NASB E-Prime And-, 3. "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". even as to what they shall say, not to speak of what shall happen to them as the result of the trial. "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up Lead to councils and courts of judicature, and deliver up to kings and rulers, to the civil magistrate, to be punished by the secular arm: take no thought before hand; be not previously anxious, and carefully solicitous, in … "The Adam Clarke Commentary". The Holy Spirit would be in them. James Rosscup writes that "This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. What does Mark 11:13 mean? The promise is stated in different words by Luke; not that Christ will deliver his people from death, (for this must not always be expected,) but that he will give them a mouth and wisdom, to confound their adversaries. Meyer remarks that μελετᾶτε is the regular technical word for premeditating a discourse—in contrast to extempore speaking. [Note: Hiebert, p321.]. has “I” here: Christ = the Holy Ghost. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Mark 13:1-8 The Best of Times, the Worst of Times. 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