Category Archives: Mark

November 19 – Red Letters – “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s”

Read Mark 12:17 With Thanksgiving quickly approaching we start to think about the things we are thankful for. You might have even joined a Thanksgiving challenge on social media where each day in November you post one thing that you … Continue reading

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November 16 – Red Letters – “…deny themselves, pick up their cross and follow Me.”

Read Mark 8:34-37 Large crowds were following Jesus.  He was healing the sick, bringing life to the dead.  Even at the touch of His clothes, a woman had been healed.  He had fed over 5,000 men miraculously and shortly after … Continue reading

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November 11 – Red Letters – “Whoever Wants to be First Must Be a Slave”

Read Mark 10:41-45 I’ve only been in full-time ministry for 5 years. In many respects, I am still very much learning “the ropes”, the “how to’s” and the “ins and outs” of leading people to become more fully devoted followers … Continue reading

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September 19 – Heaven FAQ’s – What will life be like for those who don’t go to heaven?

Read Luke 16:19-31 and Mark 9:42-49 I don’t remember a lot of firsts in my life like learning to read, walk, sing, ride a bike or swim.  To me, I have always been able to do those things. Likewise, I … Continue reading

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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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