Review and Reflect – Mark 2:17

Jesus comes saying, Pharisees and sinners alike need to repent. The religious need to stop trusting in their religion to make them right. The irreligious need to stop avoiding God and pushing him away. Jesus says to them, follow me. If I am to find myself in this story, I am either a Pharisee or […]

Review and Reflect – Mark 1:14-20 – What is Mark’s Gospel?

Mark 1:14-20 In verses 14 and 15 Jesus summarizes the nature of his mission, the content of his mission, and the response demanded by his mission. He comes announcing the Gospel of God, or God’s Good News. What is this good news? What is meant by “Gospel”? It is not a word that is typically […]