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  • The Trust Of A Little Child

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2018
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    Of such is the kingdom of God.

    THE TRUST OF A LITTLE CHILD Mark 10:13-16 In one of our previous readings, Jesus set a little child in the midst of His disciples (Mark 9:36). Now such children, in the ancient world, had no rights: yet Jesus was happy to scoop such a one up into His holy arms and teach. We noticed then more

  • A Sequence Of Sayings

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2018
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    A reward for those who welcome Jesus' disciples. A warning for those who lead them astray.

    A SEQUENCE OF SAYINGS Mark 9:38-50 1. John informed Jesus of “one casting out devils in Your name; and we forbad him because he follows not with us” (Mark 9:38). Perhaps John’s jealousy was fired by the failure of the nine members of the team who - whilst Jesus, Peter, James and John more

  • A Child-Like Humility

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2018
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    If you want to be first, learn to be last!

    A CHILD-LIKE HUMILITY Mark 9:30-37 1. CONTEXT (Mark 8:29-34). On the back of Peter’s famous confession of faith (Mark 8:29), Jesus began to teach His disciples about His upcoming death and resurrection (Mark 8:31). About this the disciples were, to say the least, slow on the uptake: more

  • The Allure Of Wisdom

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2018
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    Wisdom's plaintive plea. The danger of refusal. A promise to those who will hear.

    THE ALLURE OF WISDOM Proverbs 1:20-33 One day I was out shopping on one of the pedestrianised streets of Norwich, England, when a sudden commotion stopped me in my tracks. The City Crier’s vigorous ringing of his hand-bell, and his cry of ‘Oh Yay! Oh Yay!’ seemed to be right in my ear, more

  • What Happens When Faith Comes From Within

    Contributed on Jul 15, 2018
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    The obverse side of the previous conversation: what comes out of the mouth when the heart is full of faith.

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN FAITH COMES FROM WITHIN Mark 7:24-37 In the earlier part of this chapter Jesus had disputed with some Scribes and Pharisees about ritual and tradition; and had taught those who would hear that defilement does not come from without, but from within (Mark 7:1-23). more