Category Archives: Mark

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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March 13 – Transformation Testimonies – Faithful Paralytic

Read Mark 2:1-13 There is a great difference between people who simply want God to work in their lives and people who work actively to allow God to work in them. When we get complacent in our walk with Christ, we … Continue reading

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August 3: Don’t Steal Your Gifting

Read Mark 14:1-10 Stewardship is an important part of our walk with the Lord. The Grace of God, in some fashion, has blessed each and every one of us with a gifting. We might not all be millionaires and have … Continue reading

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July 2: The Sabbath Was Made For You

Read Mark 2:23-27 Do you remember the kids in elementary school who would always tattle? It was as if they were actively searching for reasons to go and report even what they perceived to be the silliest of infractions of … Continue reading

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April 8: Following Jesus

Read Mark 3:13-19 and Luke 10:38-42 It was just a few weeks ago that Pastor Nick posed a question related to our commitment to Jesus. “Are we asking Jesus to follow us, or are we committed to follow Him?” In … Continue reading

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November 6: Hope…in what?

Read Mark 12:41-44 and 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Today’s reading included words like “rich” and “poor.” Those are comparative words, aren’t they? If you were to place yourself on a continuum of wealth, you would likely not place yourself at either … Continue reading

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November 4: Safe or Faith

Read Mark 5:21-34 Do you have a routine? My morning routine is the same just about every morning of the week. Wake up about 10 minutes later than I should have, taking about five minutes too long in the shower, … Continue reading

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