Mark 14:43-52 The Slow Fade
Tactics (vv. 43-45)
A. We do not war against flesh and blood, but Satan uses them as weapons against us.
B. Satan works under the cover of darkness. He doesn’t want things brought into the light.
Terror (vv.46-47, & 50)
The Disciples - The result of the disciples failure to watch and pray.
All drank the cup (14:23), all pledged to die with him (14:31), … and all desert! The “all” in v. 50 is made emphatic in Greek by placing it at the end of the sentence: the betrayal of Judas is thus multiplied by the wholesale failure of the disciples; they all abandon Jesus and flee