Mark 3:15

15 giving them 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 Afterward Jesus went up on a mountain and called out the ones he wanted to go with him. And they came to him.
14 Then he appointed twelve of them and called them his apostles. They were to accompany him, and he would send them out to preach,
15 giving them authority to cast out demons.
16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (whom he named Peter),
17 James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder” ),
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