Monthly Archives: August 2010


Today’s reflection marks the final and 100th post on the Gospel of Mark. Since October 2nd, 2008, I’ve posted a reflection each week. Mark concludes his gospel with two simple statements, paraphrased here:

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A Great Commission

When Jesus appeared to the eleven disciples He had one last command for them: “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to all creation.” (Mark 16:15Mark 16:15English: World English Bible – WEB15 He said to them, “Go into all the world, and preach the Gospel to the whole creation.WP-Bible plugin) […]

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Fourteen New Testimonies

Last week Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome discovered the open tomb and encountered a young man dressed in white who proclaimed, “He has risen!” (Mark 16:6Mark 16:6English: World English Bible – WEB6 He said to them, “Don’t be amazed. You seek Jesus, the Nazarene, who has been crucified. He […]

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He Is Risen!

Early Sunday morning, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome went to the tomb where Joseph had entombed Jesus’ body the Friday before. They brought spices used for anointing the dead (Mark 16:1-2Mark 16:1-2English: World English Bible – WEB16 1 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother […]

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