Have you committed the unpardonable sin?

Have you committed the unpardonable sin?

Today’s reading was Mark 3:20-30: 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” 22 And...
In the company of Traitors

In the company of Traitors

Today’s reading was Mark 3:7-17: 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed.8 When they heard about all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre...
Color Outside the Lines

Color Outside the Lines

 (Image Courtesy of Marylou Falstreau – click image for website) This morning’s reading was from Mark, chapter 3: 3 Another time Jesus went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there.2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so...
Christians should be Party People

Christians should be Party People

Today’s reading was from Mark 2:13-14: 13 Once again Jesus went out beside the lake. A large crowd came to him, and he began to teach them. 14 As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth.“Follow me,” Jesus told him, and Levi...
The Lord of Leprosy

The Lord of Leprosy

Today’s reading was Mark 1:40-45 40 A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, “If you are willing, you can make me clean.” 41 Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!”42 Immediately the...