Day Seventy Four – Servant Leadership

Our Scripture reading for today is Mark 9 through Luke 5. The study today continues the theme of service and serving others. As we look at the gospel it can be quite apparent that this gospel presents Jesus as  the Son of God, yet a servant to all who will believe Him. In the era …

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Day Seventy Three – Servant Shepherd

Today's Scripture reading is Matthew 24 through Mark 8. I will share with you some verses on Jesus as the Servant. Some thoughts to consider. You will note at the beginning of Mark's Gospel that it has no genealogy as does Matthew and Luke. Mark's message is basically showing us Jesus Christ as a Servant. …

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The Victory of the Cross

"Father forgive them; for they know not what they do."  Luke 23:33-34 "Today you shall be with Me in paradise." Luke 23:43 "Woman behold your son... Behold your mother."  John 19:26-27 "My God, My God; why have You forsaken Me?" Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34 "I thirst."  John 19:28 "It is finished."  John 19:30 "Into Your …

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The Power In Going

"Afterward He appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen Him after He was risen. And He said unto them,' 'Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.  He that believeth …

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Stewards Will Be Held Accountable

"And He began to speak unto them by parables. 'A man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about and digged the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.  And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from …

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God’s House of Prayer

"And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves; and would not suffer that any man should carry vessel through the temple.  And He taught, …

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The Seed and Where It Falls

"And He taught them many things by parables, and said unto them in His doctrine, 'Hearken; Behold, there went out a sower to sow: and it came to pass, as he sowed, some fell by the way side, and the fowls of the air came and devoured it up. And some fell on stony ground, …

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There are a Few People Who are Still Asking the Question…

...Concerning matters of things to come and the Lord's coming again.  Then there are some who just do not care. When Jesus started teaching the disciples of last days events, Peter, James, and John asked Him, "Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign when all these things shall be …

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The Fig Tree and Forgiving

In the Gospel of Mark chapter 11 and verses 12 - 14 Jesus has sought fruit on a fig tree for His breakfast; and He found no fruit.  He curses the fig tree, and they soon discover it has withered and died. When we come to the discovery of the cursed fig tree a few …

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Stand Up for Jesus to Live

Reading this morning from Mark 8 - 9 I marked the following verses... And when He had called the people unto Him with His disciples also, He said unto them, 'Whosoever will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; …

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From Without; From Within

My Bible reading for this day was Mark 7.  When you read the whole chapter you will see the teaching Jesus gives us started over accusations from the religious elite of His day over eating with unwashed hands according to their traditions.  The following verses are the teachings Jesus gives... "And when He had called …

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In the Sight of the Shepherd

Reading Mark 5 - 6 today I noted the following verse of Mark chapter 6... "And Jesus, when He came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and He began to teach them many things." Mark 6:34 (KJB) We of Adam's race …

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He Still Touches the Unclean

"And there came a leper to Him, beseeching Him, and kneeling down to Him, and saying unto Him, 'If Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean'. And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth His hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, 'I will; be thou clean.' And as soon as He had spoken, immediately the leprosy …

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Darkness of the Crucifixion

The following are the sermon notes of the Easter Sunday sermon preached at Shiloah by Bro. Tim A Blankenship... Matthew 27:45; Mark 15:33; Luke 23:44 When Jesus went to the cross there was a period of three hours which is not given much notice in sermons that are preached. Of course, there is actually no …

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