Acceptance · Fear · Good News · Grace · Opinion · Rejection

thoughts on fear of rejection…

If God is for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31 ESV At the Summit… he talked about rejection… and the fear it stirs… In his personal study of rejection… to overcome his own fear… he embarked on a quest to experience 100 days of rejection… On his journey… he made some discoveries… One…… Continue reading thoughts on fear of rejection…

flesh · Good News · Healing · Mark · Prayer · Preaching · Sin · Spirit

it’s all spiritual…

In the beginning of the gospel of Jesus… the one according to Mark… we see the beginning of the journey… the path of discipleship laid out… Repentance… baptism… temptation… fellowship… revelation… By the end of the first chapter… we discover… it’s all spiritual… See and hear with me… Read Mark 1:35-45… After an evening of healing… Jesus…… Continue reading it’s all spiritual…

Authority · Good News · Gospel · Healing · Mark · Peace · Revelation · Teaching

the good news… of revelation…

Still in Mark… seeing and hearing what’s at the beginning of the gospel of Jesus… what makes it good news… Yesterday… we saw Jesus gather disciples to follow Him and fellowship with… Today… looking for what follows… read Mark 1:21-34… From the shore of the sea… they entered the city on the coast… Capernaum… It was…… Continue reading the good news… of revelation…

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…