Category Archives: Mark

The Veil Removed

He was not to be denied. Wouldn’t be ignored. Nobody, but nobody, was going to “Shush!” him. The blind beggar, Bartimaeus, saw an opportunity (pun intended). And by faith–a loud, boisterous, crying out faith–he was going to seize it. “Jesus, … Continue reading

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Sandals

Evidently, sandals can tell you a lot about someone. Whether it’s what you do with yours or what you aren’t worthy to do with another’s. In two of my readings this morning sandals are mentioned. Both, I believe, relating to … Continue reading

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Wasted Worship

Worship is a terrible thing to waste. Technically, there’s only so much of it anyone can give. Only so much energy that can be called upon for worship, only so much time available to be directed toward worship. And the … Continue reading

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That You May Know

It wasn’t just the words. It was everything. While what He said was carefully chosen in order to reveal great truth, everything else that had led up to speaking them had first passed through the fingers of His sovereign hand. … Continue reading

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Jesus Cares

His words were few. His situation was evident. His desperation understandable. So there was no need for a lot of explanation on his part. Instead, the leper approached Jesus, fell to his knees and, according to Mark’s account, begged Him … Continue reading

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Doing What You Can, When You Can

She had sat at the Master’s feet and listened while others had busied themselves around Him. She had quietly meditated on what He had said, seeking to know the secrets things of the Messiah, while others had reacted to and … Continue reading

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If You Believe That, You’ll Believe Everything!

I’ve read or have heard messages on the conversation dozens of times at least. But this morning the conversation in Mark 12 between the scribe and the Savior strikes me as a bit odd. Jesus is ushering in a new … Continue reading

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