Posts with the tag “mark”

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Surrender
June 19th, 2024
And as he was setting out on his journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No o...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Welcoming the Little Ones
June 18th, 2024
And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Marriage
June 17th, 2024
And he left there and went to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan, and crowds gathered to him again. And again, as was his custom, he taught them. And Pharisees came up and in order to test him ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Nothing More Important
June 16th, 2024
“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea. And if your hand causes yo...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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With or Against?
June 15th, 2024
John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty w...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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How Long?
June 11th, 2024
And when they came to the disciples, they saw a great crowd around them, and scribes arguing with them. And immediately all the crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed and ran up to him and gree...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Elijah Has Come
June 10th, 2024
And as they were coming down the mountain, he charged them to tell no one what they had seen, until the Son of Man had risen from the dead. So they kept the matter to themselves, questioning what this...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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It is Good to be Here
June 9th, 2024
And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them,and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Crosses All Around
June 8th, 2024
And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Uncomfortable Truths
June 7th, 2024
And he began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes and be killed, and after three days rise again. And he said t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A True Confession
June 6th, 2024
And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, E...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Seeing Clearly
June 5th, 2024
And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his ey...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Bread of Life
June 4th, 2024
Now they had forgotten to bring bread, and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” And ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Signs
June 3rd, 2024
The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him. And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Great Compassion
June 2nd, 2024
In those days, when again a great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him and said to them, “I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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All People
June 1st, 2024
Then he returned from the region of Tyre and went through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis. And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had a speech impediment, and they ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Crumbs are Enough
May 31st, 2024
And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And he entered a house and did not want anyone to know, yet he could not be hidden. But immediately a woman whose little daughter...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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All Foods Clean
May 30th, 2024
And he called the people to him again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand: There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of a...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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A Heart that is Far Away
May 29th, 2024
Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisee...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Made Well
May 28th, 2024
When they had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret and moored to the shore. And when they got out of the boat, the people immediately recognized him and ran about the whole region and began t...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Take Heart
May 27th, 2024
Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Five and Two
May 26th, 2024
And when it grew late, his disciples came to him and said, “This is a desolate place, and the hour is now late. Send them away to go into the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves so...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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He Had Compassion
May 25th, 2024
The apostles returned to Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught. And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Faith Amid Adversity
May 24th, 2024
But an opportunity came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his nobles and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee. For when Herodias’s daughter came in and danced, she pleased He...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Cost of Discipleship
May 23rd, 2024
King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.” But others said, “He is E...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Two by Two
May 22nd, 2024
And he called the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Then and Now
May 21st, 2024
He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Faith Beyond Limits
May 20th, 2024
While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, “Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?” But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Healing Faith
May 19th, 2024
And a great crowd followed him and thronged about him. And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Desperation
May 18th, 2024
And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing hi...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Let Them Know
May 17th, 2024
And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” He replied, “My name is Legion, for we are many.” And he begged him earnestly not to send them out of the country. Now a great herd of pigs was feeding there ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Unbound
May 16th, 2024
They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes. And when Jesus had stepped out of the boat, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit. He lived a...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Peace in the Storm
May 15th, 2024
On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” And leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him. An...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Little Seeds
May 14th, 2024
And he said, “With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when sown on the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Coming Harvest
May 13th, 2024
And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself, fi...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Let It Shine
May 12th, 2024
And he said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket, or under a bed, and not on a stand? For nothing is hidden except to be made manifest; nor is anything secret except to come to ligh...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Heart Condition
May 11th, 2024
And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables. And he said to them, “To you has been given the secret of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Why Some and Not Others?
May 10th, 2024
Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. And he was t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Ties that Bind
May 9th, 2024
And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him. And a crowd was sitting around him, and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers are outside, seekin...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Unforgivable?
May 8th, 2024
And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the prince of demons he casts out the demons.” And he called them to him and said to them in parables,...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg