Read Mark 11:15-19.
“A house of prayer for all nations, but you have made it a den of robbers.” v. 17
Is your church robbing people? Is your pastor a thief? Am I, as pastor of my church, stealing the power and presence of God from people for … Continue Reading ››
Read Mark 11:12-14.
“and he said to it, ‘may no one ever eat fruit from you again.’ And the disciples heard it” v. 14
Too much desert sun and wind can do funny things to a weary traveler. Andrew and James just stood there in a bit of … Continue Reading ››
Read Mark 11:1-11.
“And he entered Jerusalem and went into the temple. And when he had looked around at everything…he went out to Bethany…”
Jesus and his disciples finally arrive in Jerusalem. He comes riding on a colt, in fulfillment of ancient prophecy, amidst great fanfare. … Continue Reading ››
Read Mark 10:46-52.
“And Jesus said to him, ‘What do you want me to do for you?'” v. 51
I think I know why you and I rarely see miracles. It’s not, as many arrogantly suppose, that we have advanced beyond the need for God and the miraculous. … Continue Reading ››
Read Mark 10:32-36.
“and he said to them, ‘What do you want me to do for you?'” v. 36
Jesus and his disciples are on the way to Jerusalem. The time of Jesus sacrifice is drawing near. For the third time, Jesus clearly tells them,
“See, we are going … Continue Reading ››