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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Help My Unbelief (Mark 9:14-29)

Last week, Jesus revealed his divine nature to his three closest disciples. This week, Jesus and his inner circle are confronted by a problem — and at the heart of the problem is prayer. In hard times, prayer may feel frustrating, especially when it feels like God hasn’t come through. But Jesus shows us that […]

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Glory Revealed (Mark 9:2-13)

Two years ago we began to work through the gospel of Mark. It is a slow revealing of the nature, character and person of Christ and what he came to do. In other words, to walk with Mark is to rediscover Christ again, or for the first time. We left off with a giant cliffhanger: […]

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