Category Archives: MARK

Feet first

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day seven) “But go, tell the disciples and Peter, ‘He is going ahead of you into Galilee.  There you will see him.”–16:7. It is a pattern with God.  A struggle for me.  “Walk now, see later” … Continue reading

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Resolute

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day six) “…just as he told you.” Mark 16:17 It is no surprise to us, but Jesus did exactly what he said he would do. He followed through; he completed the task; he stuck to his … Continue reading

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It’s a Heart Condiition

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day five) Mark 15:31 “In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes, were … saying, “He saved others; He cannot save Himself.” Did they really just say that Jesus cannot save Himself? … Continue reading

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Keep Your Focus

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day four) V.16 – “When the Sabbath was over…” Mary Magdalene, Mary, and Salome were observing the Sabbath rules.  These were the principles that the religious leaders, who had just crucified Jesus, had so distorted and … Continue reading

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Seriously

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day three) “They said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.”  What to make of this verse?  It has no “I-can-do-all-things” ring to it.  It doesn’t urge us onto the evangelism trail.  And it sure seems … Continue reading

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Jesus as Teacher on the Cross

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day two) At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” 15:34 Even on the cross, and perhaps especially on … Continue reading

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Eyes to see

Re: Verse reading–Mark 15:33-41; 16:1-8 (day one) “And when the centurion. . . heard his cry and saw how he died, he said, ‘Surely, this man was the Son of God.’ “–v 15:39. I like this centurion.  I am grateful … Continue reading

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Conscientious

Re: Verse reading–Mark 14:43-52; 15:1-15 (day seven) What is conscience?  Is it good or bad?  Commonly defined as an inner faculty that assists in distinguishing right from wrong, the ancient word literally meant, “that which I see with myself”(suneidesis), truth inwardly … Continue reading

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Mosaic of Wrongs

Re: Verse reading–Mark 14:43-52; 15:1-15 (day six) “Why, what evil has he done?”-Pilate That was Pilate’s immediate response to the frenzied cries to crucify Jesus. At best it was a half-hearted defense of Jesus; an effort to talk sense into the … Continue reading

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Prayer Lessons

Re: Verse reading–Mark 14:43-52; 15:1-15 (day five) “Again He went away and prayed, saying the same words. And again He came and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy”. Isn’t scripture wonderful? Every time we read it, God has … Continue reading

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