Author Archives: David

Encourage faith

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 When Paul made his way to Thessalonica, he brought with him the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ. Most had not heard the gospel; it was the first time such a man as Paul came with … Continue reading

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He is risen

Mark 16:1-8 Many of the earliest manuscripts of Mark’s gospel end at verse eight. It is an abrupt ending, one that leaves people hanging as they read it. It seems incomplete, unfinished. It seems in our reading of Mark, moving … Continue reading

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The Son of God

Mark 15:21-39 Jesus let out a loud cry. After speaking words of forsakenness from Psalm 22, Jesus cried out and took in his last breath. With the exhale came his cry, a cry of relief, an exclamation of deliverance. Finally, … Continue reading

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Innocence found guilty

Mark 15:1-20 Several times in the last month or so, there have been stories in the news detailing how some wrongly accused men had been imprisoned for years. Each of these men were finally found to be innocent of the … Continue reading

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Betrayed – arrested – abandoned – denied

Mark 14:26 – 72 Betrayed It isn’t enough to say Jesus was betrayed; such language does not convey the gravity of Judas Iscariot’s actions. From the beginning, Jesus knew Judas was the one who would give him up. Still, Jesus … Continue reading

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