A characteristic term which occurs with great frequency in Mark's Gospel is the Greek word "eutheos," which is most often translated as “Immediately” in the NASB.
In all, this word is found no less than forty times in Mark’s Gospel. It is a very expressive term, bringing out the perfections of God’s Servant by showing us how He served. There was no tardiness about Christ’s service, but “immediately " He was always about His "Father’s business." There was no delay, but "immediately" He performed the work given Him to do. This word tells of the immediacy and intentionality of His service and the urgency of His mission. There was no holding back, no reluctance, no slacking off, but a blessed "immediateness" about all His work. We could all learn from this perfect example which the Gospel of Mark.
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