Keep the Faith

Keep the Faith Key Text: Mark 11:22-24 “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. “Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them. Therefore I tell you, whatever you… Continue reading Keep the Faith

“He Is Risen!!” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

He is RISEN!! By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scipture Readings: Matthew 28:1-20; Luke 24:1-12; Mark 16:1-20; John 20:1-31 Key Verses: Luke 24:6-7; John 20:30-31 “He is not here, but He has risen. Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee, saying that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands… Continue reading “He Is Risen!!” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“Good Friday Remembrance” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Good Friday Remembrance By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Readings: Matthew 26:36-56; Mark 15:1-15 (The citations noted come from the Chronological Study Bible, New King James Version) Tomorrow is Good Friday. We remember these events leading up to this time: Jesus had supped with his disciples, had gone with them to the Garden of Gethsemane and… Continue reading “Good Friday Remembrance” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Week 18 Sunday

The Torn Curtain Today’s scripture selection: Mark 15-16 Key Verses: Mark 15:37-38 “With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.  The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.  And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, saw how he died, he said, “Surely this man was the… Continue reading Week 18 Sunday

Week 17 Sunday

  Something Permanent Today’s scripture selection: Mark 13-14 Key Verses: Mark 13:31 “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”        We live in a throw-away society.  That’s no great revelation; we all experience it every day. Paper plates and forks so that we can eat A fast food… Continue reading Week 17 Sunday

Week 16 Sunday

  Which is the Greatest? Today’s scripture selection: Mark 11-12 Key Verses: Mark 12:28b-30        Time was running short.  Jesus was pressing on toward his destiny – and his enemies were gathering.      It was time to get down to basics.  There would be no room for doubt or misunderstanding.  Jesus would make things… Continue reading Week 16 Sunday

Week 15 Sunday

Just a Kid Today’s scripture selection: Mark 9-10 Key verse: Mark 10:15  “Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.”        In Jesus’ days lots of people thought children were a blessing.  Many also thought that these little “blessings” were better… Continue reading Week 15 Sunday

Week 14 Sunday

Clean Inside and Out Today’s scripture selection: Mark 7-8 Key verses: Mark 7:6-7 “‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.     They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.’” It’s an old saying: “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” I’m not sure when or where I… Continue reading Week 14 Sunday

Week 13 Sunday

For We Are Many Today’s scripture selection: Mark 5-6 Key verse: Mark 5:9        I find that one of the most haunting stories in the New Testament, no pun intended, is that of the man who was possessed by so many demons he called himself “Legion.”      The legion was the largest unit in… Continue reading Week 13 Sunday

Week 12 Sunday

“Tending the Garden” Today’s scripture selection: Mark 3-4 Key verse: Mark 4:8 “Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, some multiplying thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times.” I’m a lousy gardener. It’s not that I have anything against a good garden or that I don’t appreciate… Continue reading Week 12 Sunday