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Mark 1:34 explains this … and He did not allow the demons to speak, because they knew Him. Jesus did not need or want the testimony of demons. I wouldn't either. He would have enough of the Pharisees accusing him of being in league with the devil in a short while. The reason given is that the demons "knew him". This is not a testimony of faith or ...


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In Mark's Gospel, there are three instances of Jesus ordering demons into silence, Mark 1:21-28, 1:29-34, and 3:7-12. They form part of the 'Messianic Secret', in which Jesus is portrayed as commanding silence about his Messianic mission. It is a motif primarily in the Gospel of Mark, but elements of this have been copied into the later synoptic gospels ...



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