Mark Chapter 4

April 24, 2014Daily Reading

The Parable of the Sower 4 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. 2 And he was teaching them many things in parables, and in his teaching … Read More

Mark Chapter 3

April 23, 2014Daily Reading

A Man with a Withered Hand 3 Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand.2 And they watched Jesus,[a] to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him. 3 And he said to the man with the withered hand,“Come here.” 4 And he said to them, “Is it lawful on the Sabbath … Read More

Mark 3 Devotion

April 23, 2014Pastor's Blog

“Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that He and His disciples were not even able to eat.” ~ Mark 3:20 Imagine you have been serving people all day. Finally you are welcomed into a home for a meal but people won’t even leave you in peace to eat. This is … Read More

Mark 2 Devotion

April 22, 2014Pastor's Blog

This story talks about four men bringing a paralyzed man to Jesus to be healed. Jesus had a huge crowd around Him. These men were determined to get the paralyzed man to Jesus because they had faith in Him, and that He had the power to heal and forgive. So, they climbed to the roof … Read More

Mark Chapter 2

April 22, 2014Daily Reading

Jesus Heals a Paralytic 2 And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. 2 And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them. 3 And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four men. 4 And … Read More

Easter Sunday

April 21, 2014Weekly Devotional

“Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Study how He did it. Because He never lost sight of where He was headed – that exhilarating finish in and with God – He could put up with anything along the way: cross, shame, whatever. And now He’s there, in … Read More

Mark Chapter 1

April 21, 2014Daily Reading

John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.[a] 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,[b] “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare[c] the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” … Read More

The Crucifixion & The Tomb

April 18, 2014Pastor's Blog

The women watched as the lifeless body of their Messiah was buried. Just a few days earlier the crowds had been cheering and the future was brimming with hope and bright promise. But now the death of Him who had been a source of hope had without warning ushered in confusion and despair. Jesus had … Read More

The Last Supper & Gethsemane

April 17, 2014Pastor's Blog

On the night before Jesus crucifixion, Jesus shared one last meal with the disciples, commonly known as the Last Supper. Afterwards, he went to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray to the Father. 1. Jesus calls for repentance. The broken bread represents Christ’s broken body to cover the cost of the sins of mankind. The … Read More

Temple Debates

April 15, 2014Pastor's Blog

When the leaders—the chief priest and the elders tried to ask Jesus a trick question about his authority, they had hoped to make a fool out of Jesus. The only problem was that their question became a boomerang when Jesus met their challenging question with a question of His own. It was clear that either … Read More