Mark 5:21-43, The Redeemer of Israel

[June 28, 2015] Today is the 4th Sunday after Trinity Sunday. We continue from where we left off, still in the same section of Mark’s gospel. As I pointed out in my last post, on Mark 4:35-41, after giving us a number of parables in 4:1-34, Mark gives us a series of stories . . . → Read More: Mark 5:21-43, The Redeemer of Israel

Matthew 9:9-34, Grace for Those Lost in Sin

[May 20, 2012] We come now to the third cycle of stories that precede and prepare us for the “Missionary Discourse” in chapter 10. The Sermon on the Mount was the first lengthy discourse in the Gospel according to Matthew. The Missionary Discourse is the second. The Seven Parables in chapter 13 . . . → Read More: Matthew 9:9-34, Grace for Those Lost in Sin

Matthew 24:29-51, The Coming of the Son of Man in Power and Great Glory

[December 4, 2011] During Advent we prepare for the advent (coming) of our Lord Jesus, both in His humble nativity and in “power and great glory.” Today let us hear Jesus speak on the second of these, and on hearing, let us listen, and in listening let us “remember” our Lord Jesus.

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