Peter denies Jesus just at the moment when Jesus needs him the most. But Jesus turns Peter's shame into honor.
Category: Study of Gospel of Mark
Jesus' prayer in the garden of Gethsemane is an example of how we can pray when we come to a devastating impasse in our lives.
When we put our faith in action, God will act on our behalf to utterly cast out the mountains in our lives.
Jesus healed blind Bartimaeus when he offered the prayer of faith. A story told by evangelist G.C. Bevington about about Katie, Edward, and a missing ball sheds light on how each of us can pray in faith.
What do you do when life pushes you against a wall? The natural response is to try to dominate others. But Jesus shows us how to be a servant.
The rich young ruler's rejection of the call to follow Jesus is illuminated through Romans 7.
If we will not condemn but simply love one another, the Holy Spirit's wisdom and gifts will be with us.
The question, “Is it impossible to follow Jesus?” sometimes arises in response to despair. But that despair can be turned to hope as we understand Jesus' instructions, “Deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow me.”
Jesus warned his followers against traditions of the elders, hypocrisy, and hardness of heart. Instead, he admonishes Christians to keep on asking for the anointing power of the Holy Spirit.
God's remedy for hard-hearted Christians is the purifying fire of the Holy Spirit. To receive this cleansing, the individual must repent of any hypocrisy or disobedience.