Category Archives: Mark

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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Not on Call This Weekend

Let us go somewhere else to the towns nearby, so that I may preach there also; for that is what I came for. Mark 1:38 If every time we prayed we immediately got what we asked for, in no time … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

And immediately after they came out of the synagogue, they came into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was lying sick with a fever; and immediately they *spoke to Jesus about her. And He came … Continue reading

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By the Authority Vested in Me

They were amazed at His teaching; for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. Mark 1:22 There’s a common understanding that one has to earn the right to speak. Who wants to listen to—much … Continue reading

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Audience of One

John the Baptist was specially chosen before birth to herald the arrival of the Christ to save the world. If he was to decrease and Jesus to increase from there on out (John 3:30), what was the purpose of his … Continue reading

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Role Player

Mark starts his book with no action sequence or breathtaking flyover of the Jordan River, but with a few words of narration over a tight scene of leathery-skinned hands pushing a man’s head under the rushing water. “The beginning of … Continue reading

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