Canon of Mark 16:9-20

Steven J. Wallace

Mark 16:15, 16 Date: March, 2006
And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned." Place: Sunnyside, WA

Should Mark 16:9-20 be considered Scripture? These lessons give the evidence for the authenticity of this holy text.

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This material answers arguments that unbelievers have leveled against Mark 16:9-20.

  1. "The best manuscriptures" argument is exposed.
  2. "Clement of Alexandria shows no knowledge of the existence of this text."
  3. "There are seventeen non-Marcan words."
  4. "There is a theological contradiction."

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