Luther: “The life of Christianity consists in possessive pronouns.”

And immediately there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit. And he cried out, “What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God.” But Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be silent, and come out of him!” Mark … More Luther: “The life of Christianity consists in possessive pronouns.”

April 3 Mark 1:21-34

April 3 Mark 1:21-34 (ESV) Jesus Heals a Man with an Unclean Spirit 21 And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the synagogue and was teaching. 22 And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as the scribes. 23 And immediately there was in their … More April 3 Mark 1:21-34

Getting There

And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Mark 1:17 ESV From Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest: Getting There One of the greatest hindrances in coming to Jesus is the excuse of temperament. We make our temperament and our natural affinities barriers to coming to … More Getting There

April 2 Mark 1:9-20

April 2 Mark 1:9-20 (ESV) The Baptism of Jesus 9 In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11 And a voice came from … More April 2 Mark 1:9-20

April 1 Mark 1:1-8

April 1 Mark 1:1-8 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. [1] 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, [2] “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare [3] the way of … More April 1 Mark 1:1-8