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St. Mark the Evangelist. Author of the Gospel of Mark. He has been long held by the Roman Catholic Church to be represented by one of the four living creatures (the lion), along with Matthew (man), Luke (calf), and John (eagle) of Revelation 4:6–8; like the six-winged Seraphim of Isaiah 6:2–4, these creatures constantly shout around the Heavenly Father's throne "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of His glory." Mark said to have founded the Church of Alexandria…

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Saint Mark the Evangelist. Panel in the Altar of the Four Evangelists by Gabriel Mälesskircher, c. 1478 (Munich). Now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

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The Four Evangelists. St. Matthew, St. Mark, St. Luke, and St. John. And the apostles said to the Lord, Increase our faith.So the Lord said, If you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, Be pulled up by the roots and be planted in the sea, and it would obey you.Luke 17:5-10

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