Fellowship · Following · Good News · Gospel · Mark

following in fellowship…

Reading the gospel according to Mark… he starts with the beginning of the good news about Jesus… In his words… I see the reflection of every Believer’s walk as we follow the One who is Good News… Repentance… Baptism… Temptation in the wilderness… What’s next…? Fellowship… a community of commonality of purpose and direction… Read Mark 1:14-20 with…… Continue reading following in fellowship…

Faith · Good News · Mark · Temptation · Way · Wilderness

the wilderness…

The good news according to Mark… the story of Jesus… next leads us into the wilderness… Read Mark 1:12-13 in your Bible… or click the Scripture reference to read online… Immediately after baptism… the Holy Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness… drove… the Greek translated here is a force-full word… ekballo… 1 to cast out, drive out, to send…… Continue reading the wilderness…

Baptism · Faith · Good News · Hope · Mark · Peace

baptized with Him…

Continuing the story of the good news in Mark… Read with me… Mark 1:9-11… Open up your own Bible… or click the Scripture reference to read online… Jesus prepared the way… made the way… is the Way… for us to have peace with God the Father… Mark’s description of Jesus’s baptism… gives us a picture…… Continue reading baptized with Him…

Beginning · Forgiveness · Good News · Mark · Repentance · Story

the beginning of good news…

In the morning quiet… I’m led to Mark… I’m struck by the words… The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ… The beginning of the good news of Jesus… Mark’s desire… the desire set on his heart by God… was to tell the story… of this Good News… Read with me… Mark 1:1-8 … to see… to hear… this…… Continue reading the beginning of good news…

Daily · flesh · Holy Spirit · Prayer · Spirit · Way

fighting… daily…

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. 1Corinthians 10:13 ESV The daily fight… flesh vs Spirit… it’s common to us all… But Jesus… He showed us the Way… to battle the flesh in the Spirit… “… Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing,…… Continue reading fighting… daily…

Battle · flesh · Holy Spirit · Spirit · Victory

flesh vs Spirit… a daily battle…

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. Galatians 5:17 ESV I’ve felt the battle of late… flesh vs Spirit… When I’m about the business…… Continue reading flesh vs Spirit… a daily battle…