Monthly Archives: August 2019

It’s Just Sad

He entered again into a synagogue; and a man was there whose hand was withered. They were watching Him to see if He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse Him. He said to the man with the withered hand, “Get up and … Continue reading

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No Rules Just Right

We live in the era of video review of close calls on the field. It takes time, but they say, “Isn’t it better to get it right?” So we spend valuable leisure minutes waiting for the call down from the … Continue reading

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New Wine Old Wineskins

“No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.” Mark 2:22 A few years back I … Continue reading

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No Extra Credit

The key to any kind of biblical exchange is not acquiescence to maintain peace but the pursuit of a “clear conscience.” More often than not my attempts to get a hearty “amen” regarding what I would consider sound and settled … Continue reading

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House Call

As He passed by, He saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, “Follow Me!” And he got up and followed Him. Mark 2:14 Matthew’s (Levi’s) immediate response to Jesus’ call was … Continue reading

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He Must Meet Jesus!

And they came, bringing to Him a paralytic, carried by four men. Mark 2:3 Reading this passage what stands out is how persistent these four men were! They were convinced that Jesus could heal the man if they could just … Continue reading

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A Touching Experience

And a leper came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.” Moved with compassion, Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, … Continue reading

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