Tag Archives: First will be last

Servant of All

Mark 9:30-41 What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question that we all faced at one time or another. Some probably wanted to be doctors or nurses. Some perhaps wanted to be a professional athlete. … Continue reading

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Who is greatest

Mark 9:30-37 Who is the greatest? Who could even dream of having such a conversation while walking with Jesus? Imagine the topics for discussion among the twelve. “Which one prays the best?” “Who is the most spiritual?” “Who is it … Continue reading

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Those who are saved

Luke 13:23-28 Sometimes, when we ask questions, we need to be prepared for the answers. Once there was a rich young man who asked Jesus what he had to do to inherit eternal life. The answer Jesus gave him was … Continue reading

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Servant of all

Mark 10:32-35 Three times, Jesus foretold of his crucifixion. In the first instance, Peter wouldn’t have any of it. His objections drew a sharp rebuke from Jesus. The second time Jesus was with Peter, James and John coming down from … Continue reading

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Each according to his ability

Matthew 25:14-30 Believe it or not, the parable of the talents is not about money. To think so is to miss the point of this passage. As it is in so many churches, we read this parable and immediately think … Continue reading

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