Category Archives: Mark

High Crimes and Misdemeanors

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness. Mark 7:21-22 It’s easy to slip by biblical lists … Continue reading

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Inside Out

This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far away from Me. Mark 7:6 As with many of Jesus’ teachings, say, “if you have lust in your heart,” (Matthew 5:28) and here, dealing with heartless worship, it’s … Continue reading

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Chasing Jesus

They ran about that whole country and began to carry here and there on their pallets those who were sick, to the place they heard He was. Mark 6:55 This passage paints quite a picture. More appropriately a moving one. … Continue reading

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Permission to Come Aboard

Immediately Jesus made His disciples get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side to Bethsaida, while He Himself was sending the crowd away.  After bidding them farewell, He left for the mountain to pray. When it was evening, the boat was in the … Continue reading

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A Lot from a Little

And He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food and broke the loaves and He kept giving them to the disciples to set before them; and He divided up the two fish among them all.  Mark … Continue reading

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My Safe Place

We hear a lot today about “safe places.” From what I can gather, it’s a place where you can go to avoid hearing something you don’t want to hear, as if words could cause bodily harm. You get the impression … Continue reading

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Basic Training

7 And He summoned the twelve and began to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits… 12 They went out and preached that men should repent. 13 And they were casting out many demons and were … Continue reading

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