<![CDATA[If youre looking to prove that Jesus is the Son of God, there is no greater witness than God Himself, who says to Jesus, “You are My beloved Son.” But wait, theres more. In verse 24 a man with an unclean spirit saw Jesus and the evil spirit shouts out in the synagogue, “I know who You are – the Holy One of God.” The definite article, translated “the” indicates that Jesus isnt just one of many “holy ones,” as in an angel, but the demon states that he knows Jesus as “the Holy One of God,” the One without comparison, the One all by Himself, the One with all authority and power. Mark is showing the readers, first through the testimony of God the Father, and then even through fallen angels, that Jesus is the Son of God. Which brings us to our text in chapter 2.]]>
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