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Peter – Chapter Two Capernaum: Village of Coming Consolation

This chapter talks about the importance of Peter in Mark’s Gospel and the significance of Jesus going to Capernaum to live. Just how important is Peter in Mark’s Gospel? Well, Gray says you could almost call it the Gospel of Peter, written by Mark! Peter is the primary witness giving the account of Jesus’ teachings and mission. Mark is Peter’s companion and makes sure that this firsthand account makes its way from oral to written testimony shortly after Peter is martyred. Next Gray explains how the city of Capernaum, literally “village of consolation”, fulfills the …Follow this path →