Affirmation, Identity and Purpose of Jesus' Mission. Biblical Reflection for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time B By Father Thomas Rosica, CSB
TORONTO, SEPT. 9, 2009 (Zenit.org).- Today's Gospel story (Mark 8:27-35) is about affirmation, identity and purpose of Jesus' mission. Mark makes this episode the centerpiece of his gospel. It comes immediately after Jesus' healing of the blind man of Bethsaida.