Monthly Archives: September 2012

Be Salty in Jesus’ Name

All names have power, some by family relationship, others by notoriety. The power of some come from doing good. Attached to many names is identity. In times past names carried the power of presence. To say the name was to … Continue reading

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“You are the Christ!” (1)

These words paint a picture for anyone who hears them.  Spoken, the words are affirming but imply expectation.  “You are the Christ” describes what is hoped will happen.  Peter, speaking for not only himself, expects Jesus to be the one, … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

Mark shares a painful picture. Jesus, exhausted and seeking respite from the mountain of need, leaves town for Tyre. For Jesus and the disciples traveling a short distance to a foreign country might provide anonymity. “Yet (Jesus) could not escape. … Continue reading

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