Category Archives: Mark

December 14 – GIVE JOY – Serve others

Read Mark 10:32-45 “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” Have you ever answered a question and your answer wasn’t even close to … Continue reading

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September 29 – Demonic Plot – A Divine Must and Desperate Need

Read Mark 8:27-38 “He then began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that He must be killed and after … Continue reading

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September 27 – Demonic Plot – Animosity Over His Divinity

Read John 5:1-18 God’s divine plan for rescuing people from the devastating effects of sin was executed in the sending of His Son (Jn. 3:16). His sacrificial death on the cross and resurrection from the dead were to provide the means … Continue reading

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September 25 – Demonic Plot – Plot Powwow

Read Mark 3:1-6 It is not clear how many powwows like this must have taken place.  Perhaps dozens?  They were groups of people huddled together behind closed doors or perhaps in some public but out of the way place.  Their voices … Continue reading

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September 12 – Names of Jesus – Prophet

Read Mark 6:1-6 Jesus showed up in his hometown with his 12 best friends. He began to teach. His authority was from God, not other humans. He was a hit, impressing practically everyone. “We had no idea he was this … Continue reading

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July 27 – His story: Man’s rescue – Alone

Read Mark 14:32-15:47 The rescue mission was lonely and painful.  Painful?  Well, we might have expected that.  But lonely?  If we look at earlier experiences in the life of Jesus, we would hardly think it possible! Calvary by Paolo Veronese Crowds had gathered!  His ministry had … Continue reading

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July 25 – His story: Man’s rescue – Ministry in the now and forever

Read Mark 1:14-2:12 The earthly ministry of Jesus culminated in His crucifixion and resurrection.  These were the bits of HIS story that ultimately provided for the rescue of man.  But it is interesting to note that Christ did not go directly from the … Continue reading

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May 26 – Trip to the Holy Land – Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee

DAY 14 – BOAT RIDE ON THE SEA OF GALILEE Theme: Faith, hope, and love Read Mark 6:45-56 A visit to the Sea of Galilee enables us to understand why Jesus loved this area. He called 11 of his 12 … Continue reading

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April 15 – Passion Week Report – Monday Cleansing of Temple

Jesus Upends Temple Tables Read Mark 11:15-21 JERUSALEM, Monday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – For the second day in a row, Jesus of Nazareth attracted public attention in the Jerusalem area. With worshipers gathered in the temple court (Court of … Continue reading

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April 11 – Life from Death

Read Mark 5:35-40 “Then He took the child by the hand and said to her, “Talitha koum!” (which is translated, “Little girl, I say to you, get up!”).” Jesus walked among the lifeless and exchanged death with life. He traded … Continue reading

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