Mark 3:15

15 1and have authority to cast out demons.

Mark 3:15 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 3:15

And to have power to heal sicknesses
All manner of corporeal diseases that attend men and women:

and to cast out devils;
from such who were possessed with them: that is, he chose and appointed them to be his apostles, with a view of conferring such powers upon them hereafter; for as yet, they were not vested with them, nor sent out to exercise them; no, not till near twelve months after.

Mark 3:15 In-Context

13 And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him.
14 And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach
15 and have authority to cast out demons.
16 He appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);
17 James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder);

Cross References 1

  • 1. [See ver. 13 above]