Day 16, the last day of #DailyMark. Chapter 16 is a short chapter; in the oldest and most reliable manuscripts, the chapter is only eight…View More Mark 16 – Comfort for the Journey
Day 15 of #DailyMark. Mark 15 contains the description of the arrest, crucifixion, and burial of Jesus. I also contains, I think, an often-overlooked statement…View More Mark 15 – The Ancient Word of God
Day 14 of #DailyMark. In chapter 14, everything descends into mind-numbing chaos. How could everything go so wrong, so quickly? Deceit, betrayal, rejection, anguish. The…View More Mark 14 – Make it Stop!
Day 13 of #DailyMark. Wow, as I watch the news and read Mark 13, I can’t help but see some very disturbing parallels. In this…View More Mark 13 – Willing to Pay the Price
Day 12 of #DailyMark. I get a kick out of Mark 12. How many times do the religious leaders try to trick Jesus? How many…View More Mark 12 – The Man Who Can’t be Ignored
Day 11 of #DailyMark. The first scene in Mark 11 seems like a bright spot in the life and mission of Jesus. The crowds adore…View More Mark 11 – Leadership and Applause: Friends or Enemies?
Day 10 of #DailyMark (no, not based on my name!). Mark 10 is another very full chapter (have you noticed how Mark moves quickly from…View More Mark 10 – Ransom
Day 9 of #DailyMark. Note to self: Don’t leave your daily reading and writing until the end of the day, especially Sunday. As seems to…View More Mark 9 – Leading by Being Last?
Day 8 of #DailyMark. Mark 8 is loaded full of well-known and powerful statements of Jesus: “Why does this generation ask for a miraculous sign?“,…View More Mark 8 – World vs Soul: Who Wins?
Chapter 7 of my #DailyMark journey. I’m struck by both the clarity and offensiveness of Jesus’ words in verse 8, “You have let go of…View More Mark 7 – What do You Need to Let Go of?