Jesus sternly rebuked both the scribes and Pharisees in this passage. Contrary to what they thought, Jesus does not welcome obedience that is divorced from the heart. Wedded to the teaching of elders, the Pharisees had long deviated from the… Read More
What are we to make of Biblical accounts where Jesus heals everyone who comes to Him? Is Jesus healing everyone who comes to Him normative for today or is there something else we’re meant to learn from this aspect of… Read More
1. Is fasting for Christians today_
2. How do I help another Christian who is indifferent about sin in his life?
3. Should I avoid the Living Bible translation?
4. If you commit suicide, do you automatically go to Hell? Continue reading
Mark has been presenting Jesus as the rightful King, long exiled, now returning to reclaim territory lost in the Fall. Although Jesus had clearly displayed Himself as the rightful King (through healings, giving life, and displaying power over the creation), the… Read More
The book of Mark is a fast-paced journey through the life of Jesus running on the rails of the theme that Jesus was bringing the Kingdom of God and that is “good news.” In other words, the Kingdom of God… Read More