Mark 12:29-31 Love God. Love your neighbour. Love for God comes first – but it never stands alone. It’s never just “Love God” – and leave it at that. It’s always “Love God” – and “Love your neighbour.”Read More Love God – and love your neighbour.
Mark 10:17-34 In Exodus 20, following the Ten commandments, there is distance and darkness (Exodus 20:18-21). The law shows us how far we are from God. It shows us how much we have failed God. Is this what we see in this man? No! It’s not. We see pride – “Teacher, I have kept all […]Read More Jesus Is The Way To Eternal Life.
“Jesus was going to Jerusalem” – to be “betrayed”, “condemned to death” and to “come back to life” (Mark 10:32-34). Hallelujah! What a Saviour! “Teacher, we want you to do us a favour” (Mark 10:35) – This sounds so self-centred. What does Jesus say about this? – “Whoever wants to be great among you will […]Read More Learning to Follow Jesus
Mark 10:44-45 44 Whoever wants to be most important among you will be a slave for everyone. 45 It’s the same way with the Son of Man. He didn’t come so that others could serve Him. He came to serve and to give His life as a ransom for many people.” We read the words, “to give […]Read More Thank You Jesus. I want to be more like You, Jesus.
Mark 11:1-11 More than a journey into Jerusalem – a journey to suffering, crucifixion and death. No shortcut to resurrection – Jesus must go by way of the Cross. At the Cross, we see Jesus, the King of love. Why did He not defend Himself? – Because He loves us. He shows His love by […]Read More The Saviour Takes The Sinner’s Place.
What a difference there is between Jesus’ enemies and His friends. “The scribes” wanted “to kill” Jesus (Mark 14:1). The woman worshipped Him. There is also the sadness of Judas. He began as a friend, and, then, he became an enemy. Even in the Passover / Lord’s Supper, Jesus showed love for Judas. Sadly, it […]Read More A Way Forward, A Better Future – With Jesus
“Be on your guard! I have told you everything before it happens” (Mark 13:23). Why does Jesus speak to us about the future? He’s calling us to live for Him in the present. Will we be ready for Jesus when He returns? It all depends on our response to Him here-and-now.Read More The Future And The Present