Category Archives: Mark

The Sower | Mark 4:1-20

Dear friends, Before we get into the specifics of this story, I need you to hit the pause button in your mind on those thoughts of seeds and soil and crops… and let’s back this tractor up. We need to … Continue reading

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Healing | Mark 5:21-43

The aspect of salvation that we are looking at today is “healing”.  We just read a beautiful story of two instances where Jesus heals lovingly and powerfully.  As I was studying and praying this week about this, I asked the … Continue reading

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Cleansing | Mark 7:1-23

Dave and I watched a movie awhile back.  It was called The Ice Storm. Set in the 1970’s, in a wealthy suburb in Connecticut, it tells the story of two families wading their way through some of the cultural shifts … Continue reading

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Will the Chord be Resolved? | Mark 15:42-16:8

If Mark’s gospel were a song, the song would end on a suspended chord. In music, suspended chords function to preserve a moment. When quickly resolved, they enhance a song greatly. But when a suspended chord goes unresolved, it makes … Continue reading

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She has done a beautiful thing to me|Mark 14:1-11

Our brothers and sisters in Christ in the Roman Catholic Church have a new leader… and he goes by the name Pope Francis.   In his speeches and sermons he says a lot of things that have garnered a lot of … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Children | Mark 10:13-31

At this stage in Mark’s gospel, Jesus is annoyed with adults. A day or so earlier, on the road to Capernum, Jesus noticed that his disciples were bickering amongst themselves. “What were you arguing about back there?” Jesus asked. None … Continue reading

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Jesus is Transfigured | Mark 9:2-14

There is a very popular trilogy of books out there right now, called the Hunger Games.  And they are popular for good reason.  I want to tell you about a particular scene that takes place in the second book, Catching … Continue reading

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