Colossians 1: 15-20…..Who is Jesus?

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all thingsContinue reading “Colossians 1: 15-20…..Who is Jesus?”

Mark 14: 1-9…..How much is Jesus worth?

It was now two days before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to arrest him by stealth and kill him, for they said, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar from the people.”And while he was at Bethany in the houseContinue reading “Mark 14: 1-9…..How much is Jesus worth?”

Mark 12: 35-40….Needs to be deciphered!

And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David? David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared,“‘The Lord said to my Lord,“Sit at my right hand,until I put your enemies under your feet.”’David himself calls him Lord. So how is he his son?”Continue reading “Mark 12: 35-40….Needs to be deciphered!”

Mark 11: 27-33….You won’t successfully fool Jesus!

And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him, and they said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things, or who gave you this authority to do them?” Jesus said to them, “I will askContinue reading “Mark 11: 27-33….You won’t successfully fool Jesus!”

Mark 10: 46-52…..Who has this power?

And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy onContinue reading “Mark 10: 46-52…..Who has this power?”

Mark 9: 1-8…. A clearer picture.

And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.”And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. AndContinue reading “Mark 9: 1-8…. A clearer picture.”

Mark 8: 27-30….Clear sight at last.

And Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. And on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” And they told him, “John the Baptist; and others say, Elijah; and others, one of the prophets.” And he asked them, “But who do you say thatContinue reading “Mark 8: 27-30….Clear sight at last.”

Mark 8: 14-21….One thing leads to another.

Now they had forgotten to bring bread, and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” And they began discussing with one another the fact that they had no bread. And Jesus, aware ofContinue reading “Mark 8: 14-21….One thing leads to another.”

Mark 6: 14-18….The king hears of the trip.

King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.” But others said, “He is Elijah.” And others said, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.” But whenContinue reading “Mark 6: 14-18….The king hears of the trip.”

John 18: 1-5…How much is God worth?

When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his disciples. So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officersContinue reading “John 18: 1-5…How much is God worth?”