Category Archives: Mark: The On-the-Go-Gospel

The Cross of Christ: Intersection, Substitution, Completion (Part 3)

“It is finished.” John 19:30 And finally, the cross is a place of Completion. Dictionary.com defines Complete: having all parts or elements; lacking nothing; whole; entire; full; finished; ended; concluded. Jesus came to earth with an assignment.  He devoted His … Continue reading

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The Cross of Christ: Intersection, Substitution, Completion (Part 2)

For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. II Corinthians 5:22 We’re focusing on three words as we meditate on the Cross: Intersection Substitution Completion … Continue reading

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The Cross of Christ: Intersection, Substitution, Completion (Part 1)

Our journey through the Gospel of Mark brings us to the pinnacle of our faith, the reason we have hope, and the very essence of the gospel message.   The Cross of Christ. Today’s post is devoted to the word intersection. … Continue reading

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AMAZING!

The chief priests accused him of many things.  So again Pilate asked him, “Aren’t you going to answer? See how many things they are accusing you of.”  But Jesus still made no reply, and Pilate was amazed. Mark 15:3-5  Luke … Continue reading

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Mourning: The Appropriate Response to Sin

“Immediately the rooster crowed the second time. Then Peter remembered the word Jesus had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows twice you will disown me three times.” And he broke down and wept.” Mark 14:27   Jesus had to … Continue reading

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Christ in the Crisis, Christ in MY Crisis

“Abba”, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” Mark 14:36  Unlike the crises you and I face, Jesus knew what was coming.  If I had … Continue reading

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Go Ahead. Give It ALL!

“…She broke the jar and poured the perfume on his head.” Mark 14:3   Mary of Bethany came to Smon’s house that day with a specific, deliberate purpose. She brought an alabaster jar of perfume to anoint Jesus.  Mark tells … Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor….As Yourself

The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:31  The greatest commandment is to love God and the second greatest is to love our neighbor. The order here is extremely important.  … Continue reading

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Love the Lord Your God With All Your…Strength

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. Mark 12:30  When Jesus was asked, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” He … Continue reading

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Obedience: Faith Required

“Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you doing … Continue reading

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