In the closing verses of Mark’s Gospel, there are some themes that recapitulate not only the beginning of the Gospel but also much other material we encountered along the way. These words contain truth and are therefore profitable for us.
“Unprecedented.” “Unknown.” “Uncertain.” “New normal.” These are terms that have become commonplace this year, are they not? How often have you said, or heard it said, that we are living in an “unprecedented” time? How accustomed have you grown to preparing yourself for the “new
“To you, O LORD, I call; my rock, be not deaf to me.” That is how David opened Psalm 28. Can you relate? Do you know what it is to pour your heart to God in prayer, knowing that he has the power to answer
Most likely you are familiar with Paul’s words to the Corinthians, “for we walk by faith and not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7). He was not endorsing the idea of “blind faith” but rather that of “believing faith.” Sounds redundant, I know. Nevertheless, we need