Everything we experience will pass away except what we experience by faith, hope, and love.
Mark is the story of Jesus in Peter's experience.
What insignificant things we consider suffering or persecution!
Babylon is the seat of world power. In the New Testament, this is Rome. Today it is the United States.
When you hold on to things, you lose the power of the Spirit of God.
You can't call Jesus Lord and refuse to do what he asks. It makes your faith a lie. Obedience is the true test of faith and loyalty.