Jesus meets you where you are

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Mark 9 JESUS MEETS YOU WHERE YOU ARE Someone from the crowd answered [Jesus], “Teacher, I bought my son to you, for he has a spirit that makes him mute.  And whenever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams and grinds his teeth and becomes rigid. […]

Listen to Jesus

Scripture Notes on Mark 9 “And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, ‘This is my beloved Son; listen to him.’” -Mark 9:7 There is a difference between hearing Jesus and listening to Him. There is a difference between seeing Jesus and experiencing His fullness. The disciples had seen Jesus […]

The Prayer of a Leader

If I am a leader, how should I pray? “[Jesus] said to them, ‘The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those in authority over them are called benefactors. But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. For who […]