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The observing Christ

The story of the poor widow holds more than we suspect.

Jesus felt emotion

Jesus felt emotions and feels them today. But what does he feel about my reaction to the gospel?

Next!

Jesus seeks those who will welcome the gospel.

A special touch

Jesus invites us to touch him. A Bible devotional based on Mark 5:30.

Guaranteed harvest: sow the seed!

What is perhaps the greatest lesson of the parable of the sower? Find out in today’s devotional thought.

Do like Jesus: defend the truth

Jesus defended the truth, and we should do likewise. Devotional based on Mark 3:30.

Follow Jesus: get up and move

According to the predominant religious models, the religious life is thought of in contemplative terms. To be spiritual is to flee from the world. Literally. To the monastery. As he went along, he saw Levi, the son of Alphaeus, sitting at the tax booth. “Follow me,” he said to him. And he got up and followed him. Mark 2:14 NET Jesus walked up and down the country, teaching and serving. And calling. Levi got up […]

Beginning of the gospel: start here

We like beginnings, new things, new year, inaugurations. Business, schools, and stores hold cocktails for openings (but don’t drink the alcohol). Products and books have launches and signings. The beginning of something excites us. The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Mark 1:1 NET Some thoughts come to mind:

Visits, cities, books and, of necessity, Christmas

One of the most neglected spots on the Internet is this blog. It’s the first to find itself thrown carelessly into a corner. It’s practically been scrapped for useable parts. Work reports and points went to GoSpeak.org. Posterous caught our eye and captured our virtual quotes and comments thereon. News, what little I know, since I’m the posterboy for the Last One to Find Out Things, gets posted on BrotherhoodNews.com. And The Fellowship Room, the […]

Sabachthani

Someone on a forum asked what Mark 15:34 meant. The verse says, “And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, ‘Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?’ which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’” My reply:

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