Do You Not Yet Understand?

This week, we’ll look at Mark 8:1-21 which opens with an almost identical scenario from what we’ve saw in chapter six, the feeding of God’s people. But what is even more strange is the disciple’s amnesia. As the people starve, the disciples forget completely what Jesus had done for the...

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An Open Faith

What does Jesus require? What does he want to see from his disciples, and from the men and women who long for healing? This question is at the heart of the life of Christ and his gospel. And it is at the heart of the Christian life. We must have...

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The Problem Within

Last week we saw Jesus expose something significant. It is entirely possible to live according to external rules and laws — even ones prescribed by God, even ones done with seemingly good intentions — and not actually love and serve God. The issue, Jesus said, is with our hearts. But...

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