Posts with the tag “mark”

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Faith Amid Adversity
May 24th, 2024
But an opportunity came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his nobles and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee. For when Herodias’s daughter came in and danced, she pleased He...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Cost of Discipleship
May 23rd, 2024
King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.” But others said, “He is E...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Two by Two
May 22nd, 2024
And he called the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Then and Now
May 21st, 2024
He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Faith Beyond Limits
May 20th, 2024
While he was still speaking, there came from the ruler’s house some who said, “Your daughter is dead. Why trouble the Teacher any further?” But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Healing Faith
May 19th, 2024
And a great crowd followed him and thronged about him. And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Desperation
May 18th, 2024
And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing hi...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Let Them Know
May 17th, 2024
And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” He replied, “My name is Legion, for we are many.” And he begged him earnestly not to send them out of the country. Now a great herd of pigs was feeding there ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Unbound
May 16th, 2024
They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes. And when Jesus had stepped out of the boat, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit. He lived a...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Peace in the Storm
May 15th, 2024
On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” And leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him. An...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Little Seeds
May 14th, 2024
And he said, “With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when sown on the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Coming Harvest
May 13th, 2024
And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself, fi...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Let It Shine
May 12th, 2024
And he said to them, “Is a lamp brought in to be put under a basket, or under a bed, and not on a stand? For nothing is hidden except to be made manifest; nor is anything secret except to come to ligh...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Heart Condition
May 11th, 2024
And when he was alone, those around him with the twelve asked him about the parables. And he said to them, “To you has been given the secret of the kingdom of God, but for those outside everything is ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Why Some and Not Others?
May 10th, 2024
Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. And he was t...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Ties that Bind
May 9th, 2024
And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him. And a crowd was sitting around him, and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers are outside, seekin...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Unforgivable?
May 8th, 2024
And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the prince of demons he casts out the demons.” And he called them to him and said to them in parables,...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Family
May 7th, 2024
Then he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat. And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “He is out of his mind.”Mark 3:20–21+F...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Twelve
May 6th, 2024
And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him. And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send the...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Seek the Christ
May 5th, 2024
Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the sea, and a great crowd followed, from Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem and Idumea and from beyond the Jordan and from around Tyre and Sidon. When the great crow...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Spirit of the Law
May 4th, 2024
Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand. And they watched Jesus, to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him. And he said to the man...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Sabbath Was Made For You
May 3rd, 2024
One Sabbath he was going through the grain fields, and as they made their way, his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. And the Pharisees were saying to him, “Look, why are they doing what is not ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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The Bridegroom Is With You
May 2nd, 2024
Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, “Why do John’s disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” And Jesus said ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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He Came to Call the Sinners
May 1st, 2024
He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them. And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Fol...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Who Can Forgive?
April 30th, 2024
And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Be Clean
April 29th, 2024
And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, “If you will, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, “I will; be clean.” ...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Everyone Is Looking for Him
April 28th, 2024
And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. And Simon and those who were with him searched for him, and they found...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Released from Oppression
April 27th, 2024
And immediately he left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. Now Simon’s mother-in-law lay ill with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. And he ca...  Read More
by Steven Cholak
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Immediately
April 26th, 2024
And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the synagogue and was teaching. And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one who had authority, and not a...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Picked First
April 25th, 2024
Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become f...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Time Is Fulfilled
April 24th, 2024
Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”Mark 1:14–...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Temptations
April 23rd, 2024
The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.Mark...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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A Simple Formula
April 22nd, 2024
In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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Prepare the Way
April 21st, 2024
As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way,  the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his pat...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg
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The Good News
April 20th, 2024
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.Mark 1:1+The Good News            With the very first words of his Gospel, St. Mark is making a very profound statement. Every word of this ...  Read More
by Kelly Krieg