From Mark 9 —10 Jesus sets his sights on Jerusalem. This series is called "Testing Times" because Jesus' enemies (and others) were giving him an increasingly hard time, including questions which would compromise his popularity and others which might be used against him as future charges.
The countdown to Easter had begun.
Mark 9: 14 -
Mark 9: 30 -
Mark 9: 42 -
Mark 10: 1 -