True Joy is Found in Insignificance

This morning I read about Jesus feeding the five thousand and walking on water from Mark 6.  The disciples didn’t understand.  In fact, Mark says that their hearts were hardened.  What the disciples didn’t get was the fact that the God who created water, fish, bread, and the world was sitting and talking with them….

He is Risen!

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll…

Sometimes (a lot of times), the Truth isn’t Nice

We should learn to love and practice Jesus’ hard truth when speaking to others.  On top of that, you can’t help but laugh when the disciples talk amongst themselves when they are around Jesus.

Servanthood and Sabbath

In Mark 6:31, after the apostles had returned from their missionary journey, Jesus said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” This shows the importance of taking time to reflect, get away to isolation, and simply be with God one-on-one. We call this Sabbath. The “Sabbath” in Christianity…

Weekly Spurgeon

“There were also with Him other little ships.” – Mark 4:36 Jesus was the Lord High Admiral of the sea that night, and His presence preserved the whole convoy. It is well to sail with Jesus, even though it be in a little ship. When we sail in Christ’s company, we may not make sure…