Monthly Archives: May 2010

No Room for Doubt

All the religious big-wigs gathered together in the chambers of the High Priest: the Chief Priests, Elders and Teachers of the Law (Mark 14:53Mark 14:53English: World English Bible – WEB53 They led Jesus away to the high priest. All the chief priests, the elders, and the scribes came together with him.WP-Bible plugin). All […]

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Mark’s Testimony

Mark 14:51-52Mark 14:51-52English: World English Bible – WEB51 A certain young man followed him, having a linen cloth thrown around himself, over his naked body. The young men grabbed him, 52 but he left the linen cloth, and fled from them naked.WP-Bible plugin is a curious passage of scripture. The gospel writer is describing […]

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The Scriptures Must Be Fulfilled

Last week we touched on how Jesus struggled with God’s will for Him. Today we read how He is betrayed and arrested – the beginning of the fulfillment of God’s will as described in the Old Testament prophesies. Jesus’ words reveal that His decision was final: “But the Scriptures must […]

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The Pray, Watch and Resist Cycle

In less than 24 hours, Jesus was going to suffer immeasurable physical brutality and a long, excruciating death in naked humiliation hanging on a cross. Jesus was fully aware of this, and even told His disciples, “my soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death.” (Mark 14:34Mark 14:34English: World English […]

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