Jesus shakes things up in Mark 2:1-22. He claims authority to forgive sins, he parties with tax collectors, and his disciples don’t fast. His response is this, “You put new wine into new wineskins.” How do you deal with the disruptive nature of Jesus?
This is a visual meditation on Mark 1:15. Jesus begins his ministry by proclaiming, “The time is fulfilled and the Kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”
This Sunday is the fifth day of Christmas and the Narrative Lectionary takes us to Mark 1:1-20. That’s funny, there is no birth story in Mark. So, what is Christmas according to the Gospel of Mark?
A Visual Commentary that steps through the Christmas Story in Luke 2:1-14. Use these images in your sermon, teaching, or personal study.
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The prophet Jeremiah lived in the worst of times for the Kingdom of Judah. His story goes from bad to worse, and stays there. He offers hope when all seems lost.