Read, Mark and Learn – Day 13


We continue chapter five with another longer, more detailed story. We began in chapter one with an introduction to Jesus’ ministry in Galilee. The stories were short and sharp. Almost as if they were preludes or little introductions to the main story. After Jesus’ identity is established Mark now takes the time for more detailed [Read More...]

Read, Mark and Learn – Day 12


In chapter five suddenly we are given longer, more detailed stories about Jesus. Having established who Jesus is, Mark now show his continued work in the world. Remember if you are just joining us, that you can catch up and read earlier Read, Mark, Learn entries by using the “Categories” tool in the right sidebar [Read More...]

Read, Mark and Learn – Day 11


Welcome to Day 11 of our Blobble Study of Mark’s gospel. I am very much enjoying my re-reading of Marks’ gospel and hope you appreciate the comments and reflections. Just a short passage for today since there is so much in it. Sorry I forgot to post the link to reflections yesterday. In fact, I [Read More...]

Read, Mark and Learn- Day 10


Yesterday’s post explained why Jesus taught in parables. Today’s reading goes on to recount three of Our Lord’s simple parables, which help to further explain why Jesus uses parables to teach. The parables also reveal the mystery of Christ and his teaching and why so many do not respond. They need God’s grace to see [Read More...]

Read, Mark and Learn – Day 9


Today’s reading contains one of the most mysterious and difficult to understand passages in all of Scripture. I hope you are enjoying the Blobble Study so far and that you are being drawn to a closer experience of Christ the Lord during this Lent. The Parable of the Sower .1 On another occasion he began to teach [Read More...]

Read, Mark and Learn – Day 8


Welcome to the eighth day of our Lenten Blobble Study of Mark’s gospel. Don’t forget you can use the “Categories” tool in the right sidebar to see all the posts together. Just click on “Blobble Study.” I hope you are gaining much from the study. I’m enjoying reading the gospel through again and meeting Jesus [Read More...]