Tag Archives: Mark

Not just a prophet

We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s one and only Son, our Lord Mark 12:6 “He had one left to send, a son, whom he loved. He sent him last of all, saying: ‘They will respect my son.’” During His lifetime, … Continue reading

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A foreign woman meets Jesus

Mark 7:24-30 It’s only in the last few decades that we’ve had medical terminology to describe behaviour disorders in children and scientifically supported strategies for dealing with them. Conditions such as autism and ADHD have probably always been with us, … Continue reading

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Jairus meets Jesus

Mark 5:21-43 Jairus is a desperate man. His beloved daughter, the light of his life, has been ill for some time. Her condition has steadily deteriorated; the physician says there is no hope. He and his wife are preparing themselves … Continue reading

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Some pig farmers meet Jesus

Mark 5:1-20 What do you do with a man so dominated by evil that he has gone completely insane? These days we have powerful medications that can usually suppress the symptoms of mental illness, even if it can’t be cured. … Continue reading

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Eschatology for Beginners (part 4)

(read part 1 here) Mark 13:32-37 The big question – WHEN? Why does Jesus not tell us when He will return (Acts 1:7)? Probably because that knowledge would be very bad for us. Every generation has been able to interpret … Continue reading

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Eschatology for Beginners (part 3)

(read part 1 here) Mark 13: Some implications So how we should live our lives in the light of Jesus’ second coming? 1) Do not be taken in by false teachers (v 5,6) Church history is full of different interpretations … Continue reading

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Eschatology for beginners (part 2)

(read part 1 here) Mark 13 Some explanations “The abomination that causes desolation” (Mark 13:14) This phrase comes from the book of Daniel (Daniel 9:27, 11:31), where it foretells an act of desecration committed by the Greek king Antiochus Epiphanes … Continue reading

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