Tag archive: Mark

Different Kind of Healing

Just because we all die it does not mean that marvellous and miraculous things can not happen while we are still alive. Mark 5:1-43 Reference:  v.34 He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you.  Go in peace and be freed from your suffering." (NIV Bible) Explore:  There is one thing in life that…

Scattering the Seed

I have put myself out there over and over again never really knowing where the conversation will lead.  Mark 4:1-41 Reference:  v.4  "As he (the farmer) was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up." (NIV Bible)   Explore:  15 months ago I moved to a new…

Nicknames

As I child I so desperately wanted a cool nickname to symbolise acceptance and friendship.  The only ones I got was 'Big Bully' and 'Billy'. Mark 3:1-35 Reference:  v.16-17  These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whoom he gave the name Peter); James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave…

Re-interpretation

Have we put our own interpretation on scripture and laws making them far from the actions of Jesus? Mark 2:1-22 Reference:  v.16  When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw him eating with the "sinners" and tax collectors, they asked his disciples: "Why does he eat with tax collectors and 'sinners'?" (NIV Bible)…

Fast Forward

The best part of watching a TV show that you had previously taped was that you could press the fast forward buttom and skip through the advertisements. Mark 1:1-45 Reference:  v.38  Jesus replied, “Let us go somewhere else – to the nearby villages – so I can preach there also.  That is why I have…

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