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Devotional #15. Mark 5:21-43

Devotional #15 (1/7/13).  Jesus talks about superstition and faith.

Intro: Last week was New Year’s Eve and we talked about Jesus traveling all the way across a Sea to visit and heal one man. 1,085 more words

Devotional #14. Mark 5:1-20

Devotional #14 (12/31/12).  New Year’s Resolutions with Jesus saving a demon possessed man.

Intro: Today is New Year’s Eve which usually makes people think what they did with the year that is almost over and what they want to do and change with the coming year. 980 more words

Mark’s Portrait of Jesus and the World in which He Lived Part 2

Mark’s Portrait of Jesus and the World in which He Lived Part 2: The Pax Romans and the Peace of Christ

In the 1990s and early 2000s there was a vast amount of writing done by New Testament scholars that was taking into account the world of the Roman empire and its impact on both Jesus and the gospel writers. 2,673 more words

Biblical Reflections

Souls with Stories: How to View the People around You

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You’re in Richlands, Virginia—a poor, rural town near West Virginia, squeezed into the soggy cracks of the Appalachian Mountains. For some reason, you’ve wandered into a trailer park—perhaps you’re knocking on doors and sharing the Gospel. 1,245 more words


twelve years

Preached June 28, 2015

Mark 5: 21-43

Twelve years is a long time. It’s a long time to live – through infancy, which was no easy task in the first century, to live through childhood and come to the cusp of womanhood. 569 more words


God Prevails

I was reading in Mark 5 the other day about when Jesus heals the man with a demon. I know, right? That’s some super fun reading! 204 more words

Demoniac to Missionary

About a week ago I (Sarah) announced to Nate that every year on Halloween I would read the story of the Gerasene demoniac to my kids. 1,207 more words