M A R K.
In this chapter, we have, I. The parable of the
vineyard let out to unthankful husbandmen, representing the sin and
ruin of the Jewish church, ver.
1-12. II. Christ's silencing those who thought to
ensnare him with a question about paying tribute Cæsar, ver. 13-17. III. His silencing the
Sadducees, who attempted to perplex the doctrine of the
18-27. IV. His conference with a scribe about the first
and great command of the law, ver.
28-34. V. His puzzling the scribes with a question about
Christ's being the Son of David, ver. 35-37. VI. The caution he gave the
people, to take heed of the scribes, ver. 38-40. VII. His commendation of the
poor widow that cast her two mites into the treasury, ver. 41-44.