Monthly Archives: February 2020

When Things Go South

Then I said, “It is my grief, that the right hand of the Most High has changed.” I shall remember the deeds of the Lord; surely I will remember Your wonders of old. Psalm 77:10-11 When things go south, we wonder if God … Continue reading

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The End of the World

“Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when all these things are going to be fulfilled?” Mark 13:4 (but read all of Mark 13:1-13) The natural desire is to know when and where “the … Continue reading

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On Draining the Treasury

And He sat down opposite the treasury, and began observing how the people were putting money into the treasury; and many rich people were putting in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount … Continue reading

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True Magnaminity

“Beware of the scribes who like to walk around in long robes, and like respectful greetings in the market places, and chief seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets, who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long … Continue reading

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Daily Double

One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, “What commandment is the foremost of all?” Mark 12:28 After Jesus silenced the Pharisees, Herodians and Sadducees, a scribe took his … Continue reading

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Curses, Foiled Again!

Some would call the detractors of Jesus gluttons for punishment. They kept coming at him with contrived questions designed to entrap him. But each time he makes them look silly, and simultaneously teaches major truths. Mark 12:13-27 Perhaps more importantly, … Continue reading

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This is the Lord’s Doing

And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He spoke the parable against them. And so they left Him and went away. Mark 12:12 The chief priests and scribes had a … Continue reading

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Answer the Question!

“By what authority are You doing these things, or who gave You this authority to do these things? Mark 11:28 And Jesus said to them, “Nor will I tell you by what authority I do these things.” Mark 11:33 The ultimate … Continue reading

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