Category Archives: Forgiveness

The truth in us

1 John 2:7-17 “If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not is us” (1 John 1:8). Early in his first epistle, the apostle John states clearly that, although our sins are forgiven through … Continue reading

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Have mercy

Mark 10:46-52 “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asks this question twice within the chapters and verses of Mark’s gospel. The first instance occurred when James and John asked Jesus to grant their request for places … Continue reading

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Calling sinners

Mark 2:13-22 This time of year, one thing is certain, no one wants to meet the tax collector. In Jesus’ day, tax collectors were considered scoundrels taking unfair advantage of those from whom they collected revenue. They were also despised, … Continue reading

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The Word was God

John 1:1-18 As John so aptly puts it, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.” There has never been a time when the … Continue reading

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Temptation

Mark 1:9-15 Immediately following his baptism, Jesus was driven by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness to face temptation, however, Mark doesn’t provide details. In Mark, we don’t read how Satan suggested Jesus bring forth bread from stone. There is … Continue reading

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