- Linked to 5-7 by the crowd's response to Jesus' authority. In 8-9, he shows the authority primarily by healing.
- Crowd comes to the fore, responding in fear, marvel, and laughter. This leads to chapter 10--missional chapter; the crowds ~ sheep without a shepherd.
- Responses of each group to Jesus
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