Category Archives: Mark

Prearranged Seating

Hovering over something Jesus told His disciples in Mark 10. And it has me wondering what all lies before us when we see Jesus’ glory given that we know there’ll be prearranged seating. And [Jesus] said to [James and John], … Continue reading

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Now in This Time, and in the Age to Come

I love Peter. Not because he’s so perfect, but because he’s so real. And, because his realness showcases Christ’s patience with those less-than-perfect people He calls to represent Him. Reading in Mark 10 this morning. Jesus encounters a young man … Continue reading

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Pay Attention to What You Hear

As I hover over some verses in Mark, two common sayings come to mind. One from my days in the business world, the other from the world at large. Back in the days when I drove to an office building … Continue reading

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From Beginning to End, Forgive

Hovering over the Lord’s prayer in Matthew 6 this morning. Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name.Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily … Continue reading

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Jesus the Corpse

Finishing up Mark 15 this morning. And if there’s anything the Spirit wants us to know through these post-crucifixion verses, it’s that Jesus was dead. Not mostly dead, not kinda dead, not somehow “less dead” because He was the Son … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Thing

Apparently, there is good and then there is good! There is commendable or suitable and then there is most excellent and surpassing. There is praiseworthy and then there is precious. There is useful and then there is magnificent. There is … Continue reading

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Deja Vu All Over Again

His disciples wanted to know when it would happen. They wanted to know what would be the signs. But, if I’m picking up what Jesus has been laying down in Mark 13, He wanted them to be more concerned with … Continue reading

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A People Watcher

Ask me what Jesus did in the temple and my immediate answer would be that He cleaned house, overturning tables, shutting down commerce, and evicting money changers (Mk. 11:15). Ask me, what else? And if I thought about it long … Continue reading

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Entering the Kingdom

Hovering over the story of the rich young guy who came to Jesus in order to complete his portfolio. He already had “great possessions” (Mk. 10:22b), but wanted to know how to invest wisely so as to “inherit eternal life” … Continue reading

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This Kind

There’s different kinds. I guess that’s not too surprising. It’s just not something I’ve really paused to noodle on. There’s different kinds of demons, different types of evil spirits. And when [Jesus] had entered the house, His disciples asked Him … Continue reading

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