Monthly Archives: June 2013

Mark 2:13-17 Staying Separate From Scum

13 Once again Jesus went out beside the lake. A large crowd came to him, and he began to teach them. 14 As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” Jesus told … Continue reading

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Mark 2:1-12 Authority To Forgive Sin

A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 They gathered in such large numbers that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to … Continue reading

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A Thought For Father’s Day From 7 Men

Kelli has just given me a book by Eric Metaxas called 7 Men for Father’s Day.  It looks like it will be a good read, in the introduction it says: WHAT IS REAL MANHOOD? At the beginning of this introduction … Continue reading

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Mark 1:35-45 Jesus Focuses On Why He Has Come

35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, … Continue reading

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Mark 1:21-34 Authority Over A Generation Of Fragile Gods

21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the … Continue reading

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Mark 1:14-20 Is Jesus’ Good News Really Good?

14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15 “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” 16 As Jesus walked beside the … Continue reading

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Mark 1:9-13 Jesus Is Affirmed

9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like … Continue reading

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Mark 1:1-8 It’s Mark. Wake Up!

The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah,[a] the Son of God,[b] 2 as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you,    who will prepare your way”[c]—3 “a voice of one calling in the … Continue reading

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Matthew 28:11-20 End of My Experiment

While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened. 12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave … Continue reading

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Matthew 28:1-10 The Resurrection

After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, … Continue reading

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