Category Archives: Mark

Teacher or Messiah?

You can believe in Jesus as a great teacher without ever acknowledging him as the Messiah who came to save the world. To acknowledge him as Messiah would mean we would have to confess that we are sinners who need … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable

Today we read about two people who both risked public humiliation by stepping forward to seek healing from Jesus.  We need more uncomfortable moments where it is less about how we look or public image and more about Jesus and … Continue reading

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Risen!

Step closer in faith to explore the resurrection of Jesus. Explore the promises he made and the prophecies of old which are fulfilled in Jesus and his resurrection. There we will find the hope of heaven and eternal life in … Continue reading

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Remnant Burial

At personal cost and at the risk of extreme peer pressure, two men organized the burial of Jesus in the tomb of Joseph. They wrapped him in linen. They placed him in the tomb. They rolled the stone against the … Continue reading

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Mockers and Scoffers

It was our sin which put Jesus on that cross: Our mocking of God through our sinful natures. We bear personal responsibility. We can only be free and forgiven through the cross if we admit and agree we are the … Continue reading

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Crucify Him!

On Palm Sunday, the crowd shouted “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” On Good Friday, the crowds shouted, “Crucify him! Crucify him!” All of this to provide for the atoning sacrifice for you and … Continue reading

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Sorrow and Surrender

We learn from Jesus in his final prayer time in the Garden of Gethsemane that we can be bold to ask God for what our hearts desire. Repeatedly. Passionately. Yet, we should fully surrender to the One who in control … Continue reading

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