Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Jesus of Mark 1.40-45

One of the things that I want to do as I work through the Gospel of Mark is to look at Jesus with as fresh eyes as I can muster—which is more difficult than you might imagine, Dear Reader, because … Continue reading

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When Leprosy Obeys

“And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, “If you will, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, “I will; be clean.” … Continue reading

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When the Work Begins

“That evening at sundown they brought to him all who were sick or oppressed by demons. And the whole city was gathered together at the door. And he healed many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many … Continue reading

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Jesus with the 1% and the 99%

“Now Simon’s mother-in-law lay ill with a fever, and immediately they told him about her. And he came and took her by the hand and lifted her up, and the fever left her, and she began to serve them.” (Mark … Continue reading

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