Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 33

“15 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” Mark 10:15 Read Mark 10:1-16 It’s All About Jesus There are very few things at which we adults do our best when acting like a child. In fact, it’s really quite annoying when you see …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 32

“7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, to show that the transcendent power belongs to God and not to us.”   2 Cor. 4:7 2 Cor. 4:1-12 Jars of Clay Have you ever wondered why there are some things in life you just can’t seem to do, no matter how hard you try? Many …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 29

23 And Jesus said to him, “If you can! All things are possible to him who believes.” 24 Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, “I believe; help my unbelief!”   Mark 9:23-24 Read Mark 9:14-29 If! “If a picture paints a thousand words, then why can’t I paint you.” Those of you who …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 25

2 “I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days, and have nothing to eat;   Mark 8:2 Read Mark 8:1-10 Fast Until You’re Full How goes your fast? We are 25 days into Lent, and some of you are fasting, I’m sure. Fasting is an often misunderstood discipline. If …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 19

  “5 And he could do no mighty work there, except that he laid his hands upon a few sick people and healed them. 6 And he marveled because of their unbelief…”   Mark 6:5-6 Read Mark 1-13     Shazam Faith?   Marvel, what an intriguing word. It seems we seldom use it anymore except when …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 18

  “But the woman, knowing what had been done to her, came in fear and trembling and fell down before him, and told him the whole truth.” Mark 5:33 Read Mark 5:21-43     The Whole Truth     When we take the witness stand in a courtroom, we put our left hand on the …

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Raised From the Ashes: Lent – Day 7

Lent – Wednesday, Day 7 “And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose and went out to a lonely place, and there he prayed” Mark 1:35 Read Mark 1:29-45   Lonely Places Generally speaking, loneliness is not good for us humans. However, we can acknowledge that there are times when we need …

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