Jesus continues with his new ministry. The number of those who are interested to meet him grew bigger and bigger. On the other hand, his critics grew more hostile, accusing Jesus and already plotting to destroy him.
At this time in Jesus ministry, he is already getting more and more attention from people. With his ministry becoming public, there are at least two categories of people in his audience:
Mark enters and shouts, “Hey! Take a look! God is doing something here. The Messiah is about to come and he’s about to turn things around (and flip tables)! This is going to be powerful. Man, this is going to be an awesome ride!”