Lord of the Sabbath: Mark 2:23-28

The disciples and Jesus are walking through a barley or wheat field.  Some Pharisees, a group of legalistic Jews, are standing by, ready to ambush them.  For Jesus chafed them the wrong way, going against their grain.  In the other Gospel accounts, we learn they are hungry.  So what are they to do? Tired and […]

Jesus Feeds Us: Mark 8:1-9

When we think about Jesus feeding the multitude, in this case, a crowd of 4,000, we normally pay little attention to the setting.  We stand amazed by what Jesus did.  He multiplied a minute amount of bread and fish to feed an enormous crowd.  But that’s just the obvious part.  If you look at the […]