In the New Testament, the word “faith” is translated from the Greek (πιστις) pistis, essentially communicating two different senses: the thought of confidence, trust, firm persuasion, and
Mark’s Gospel is the shortest of the four Gospels but often the most detailed. It is a fast-paced, action-packed drama, rich in narrative and theology.
Pride and wisdom are on opposites ends of the spectrum. We need to live by the wisdom of God and be very careful not to develop a haughty, or arrogant, nature. Particularly should we be watchful if we have experienced success in some areas of life or are entrusted with a position of responsibility.