News About Jesus Deliberately Restricted

Mark 1:34 He  . . .cast out many demons. He didn’t allow the demons to speak, because they knew him.

Mark 1:42 When he had said this, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was made clean. He strictly warned him, and immediately sent him out, and said to him, “See you say nothing to anybody. . . .”

Mark 3:11-12 The unclean spirits, whenever they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, “You are the Son of God!” He sternly warned them that they should not make him known.

Mark 5:42-43 Immediately the girl rose up and walked, for she was twelve years old. They were amazed with great amazement. He strictly ordered them that no one should know this

Mark 7:35-36 Immediately his ears were opened, and the impediment of his tongue was released, and he spoke clearly. He commanded them that they should tell no one

Mark 8:29-30  . . . Peter answered, “You are the Christ.” He commanded them that they should tell no one about him.

Mark 9:30-31  . . . He didn’t want anyone to know it. For he was teaching his disciples . . .

Matthew 9:30 Their eyes were opened. Jesus strictly commanded them, saying, “See that no one knows about this.”

Acts 1:1-2 The first book I wrote, Theophilus, concerned all that Jesus began both to do and to teach, until the day in which he was received up, after he had given commandment through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.

Peter said of Judas’s replacement:

Acts 1:20-22 “ . . . ‘Let another take his office.’ “Of the men therefore who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism of John, to the day that he was received up from us, of these one must become a witness with us of his resurrection.”

(Emphasis mine.)




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