What God Has Joined (Mark 10:1-12)

When you read this passage you might get the impression that it’s all about divorce (and remarriage). While Jesus will address these things, far more important in this passage is exaltation of marriage. It’s essence and beauty and power. This God-designed and ordained institution is for his glory and our good. May we seek him […]

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Repentance (Mark 9:38-50)

Sin is a spiritual sickness we all carry. In this week’s passage from Mark 9:38-50, Jesus has some serious words of caution for us regarding sin. We must do everything in our power to kill it and eliminate it from ourselves. The consequences of not doing that are too costly to risk not heeding Jesus’ command. […]

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As our ears and eyes are opened to the person and purpose of Jesus, we learn that success and service in Christ kingdom is flipped. “The first shall be last, and the last shall be first.” We all know that phrase, but what does it mean? Jesus will show us with a wonderful, humbling example: A […]

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