Finished: Mark Next stop: Luke! Gonna take this day away from posting for our Read Through the Bible series, and let some of us (*raises hand*) catch up on reading. Yeahhhhhh...so I'm admitting here that I post the Bible readings generally before actually completely reading them (though I do eventually get around to reading them, … Continue reading Taking a Break Today
Getting up, He went from there to the region of Judea and beyond the Jordan; crowds gathered around Him again, and, according to His custom, He once more began to teach them. Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife. And He answered and said to them, “What … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #38 – Mark Chapter 10
Jesus said “Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” It seems that Jesus was warning about both religious and secular snares. Watch out for both the hypocrisy and pride of religion and the destructive lusts of the world. Both of these appeal to the flesh rather than the Spirit. … Continue reading Thoughts on Mark Chapter 8
Hope you all had a beautiful Easter. ❤ I decided to skip posting for our Read Through the Bible adventure for Easter, but am resuming today. See latest chapter here. In this chapter, Jesus issues some powerful warnings to us in the form of parables. Our reading schedule is a bit off in terms of … Continue reading Whew! These Past Few Weeks, You Guys!
In all transparency, today has felt somewhat like a journey into Hell. Relational/friendship stuff, unexpected tax issues (a notice from the IRS, which turned out to be fairly benign - but required my time to address), and painful remarks from a family member (who does not want me around at all right now) made a … Continue reading Unwanted
Before church the other day, I was driving through the southern and downtown parts of Colorado Springs, in areas where a lot of homeless people tend to hang out. And as I was studying faces, something hit me. You know how many elderly people begin to seem almost indistinguishable from each other? It's the same … Continue reading Faces
Are your words falling on deaf ears?