devotion, 7-15-14

Good Morning! Mark 5:1-20 They came to the other side of the lake, to the country of the Gerasenes.* 2And when he had stepped out of the boat, immediately a man out of the tombs with an unclean spirit met him. 3He lived among the tombs; and no one could restrain him any more, even … [Read more…]

devotion, 7-14-14

Mark 4:33 – 41 33 With many such parables he spoke the word to them, as they were able to hear it; 34he did not speak to them except in parables, but he explained everything in private to his disciples. 35 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, ‘Let us go … [Read more…]

devotion 7-12-14

Good Morning!(Sorry to have missed you all yesterday – I left early in the morning for a reef snorkeling excursion; had a great birthday!) Mark 4:30-4:32 30 He also said, ‘With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable will we use for it? 31It is like a mustard seed, which, when … [Read more…]

devotion 7-10-14

Good Morning! Mark 4.26-29 26 He also said, ‘The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, 27and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 28The earth produces of itself, first the stalk, then the head, then the … [Read more…]

devotion 7-9-14

Good Morning! Mark 4:21 – 25 He said to them, ‘Is a lamp brought in to be put under the bushel basket, or under the bed, and not on the lampstand? For there is nothing hidden, except to be disclosed; nor is anything secret, except to come to light. Let anyone with ears to hear … [Read more…]

devotion 7-8-14

Good Morning!I think I left off the last paragraph yesterday, so here it is along with today’s: And Jesus says, “Let anyone who has ears to hear listen.” We all have ears – most of us can hear with them, but Jesus is speaking of something much deeper; he is speaking of listening beyond the … [Read more…]

Devotion 7-7-14

Good Morning! Mark 4:1-9 The Parable of the Sower Again he began to teach beside the lake. Such a very large crowd gathered around him that he got into a boat on the lake and sat there, while the whole crowd was beside the lake on the land. 2He began to teach them many things … [Read more…]

devotion, July 5, 2014

Good Morning! I hope you had a good 4th! Mark 3:31-35 31 Then his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside, they sent to him and called him. 32A crowd was sitting around him; and they said to him, ‘Your mother and your brothers and sisters* are outside, asking for you.’ 33And he replied, … [Read more…]