We are all a work in progress--God's work! This concluding section in the Gospel of Mark challenges disciples of Jesus to obey to the best of their understanding; to trust Lord Jesus (who loved them with his very life) to correct them and to help them grow in his way.
No More Fear
Mark's story about Jesus' resurrection ends with the primary witnesses of his death, burial, and resurrection scared speechless. Yet, when we think about it, Mark's story calls each of us to live fearlessly in the light of Jesus' authority over all things.
How Joseph Loved Jesus' Corpse
Joseph of Arimathea proves to be a disciple of Jesus by the way he treats Jesus' body. In three ways, Joseph teaches all of us about faithfully following Jesus, the Lord.
God So Loved the World
Jesus gave his life on the cross as the sacrifice that we needed to free us from the curse of sin and death. Thank God!