Daily Archives: July 16, 2014

Photo of the Week: July 16, 2014

There’s nothing remarkable about this photo, nothing at all. It’s like any other view of a quiet lake in summertime, but that’s where things get complicated. This mirror like surface isn’t a lake, it’s a river. in fact, it’s a … Continue reading

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Figs, Corruption and Prayers

Mark 11:12-26 Parallel Texts: Matthew 21:18-19, 11-13, 20-22; Luke 19:45-48; 21:37-38 Few teachers teach this section from Mark’s account, preferring instead to use the parallel in Matthew or Luke with their more confused timelines, but Mark’s timeline is much more … Continue reading

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Triumphal Entry

Mark 11:1-11 Parallel Texts: Matthew 21:1-12, 14-17; Luke 19:29-44; John 12:12-19 As we have come to expect, Mark gives us the simple facts of the day that Jesus rode into Jerusalem as King and Messiah without fanfare or explanation of … Continue reading

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