Sunday, January 28, 2018

Posted on Jan 25 2018
Mark 1:21-28 “Jesus Makes His First Move” Bible Background: After Jesus’ baptism, testing in the wilderness, and call of the first 4 disciples, he’s really doing his first teaching and healing. It’s impressive! In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus’ first public
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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Posted on Jan 18 2018
MARK 1:14-20 CALLING DISCIPLES Bible Background: We’re just 14 verses into Mark’s gospel. (Can you say: “brief”?) We’ve met John; seen the baptism of Jesus-who was then tested in the wilderness; and now, the excitement begins! Mark uses the word
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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Posted on Jan 13 2018
JOHN 1:43-51 “COME AND SEE!” Bible Background: John reports how the first disciples came to know Jesus. In this story (and the previous one), one who is ‘called’ by Jesus, finds another and passes the invitation along. This is a model for how we are ‘called’
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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Posted on Jan 05 2018
BAPTISM OF JESUS + MARK 1:4-12 Bible Background: John the Baptist appears and acts like one of the prophets. He attracts people from all over. John issues a call to serious repentance. People respond! Maybe John has tapped into a hungering for God; a hunger that people have for new beginnings
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