Tag Archive for: temptations of a servant

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The Mysterious Servant Speaks: Isaiah 49:1-7

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash Three mysterious contestants sat before the celebrity panel. Each of the contestants stood in turn and announced, "My name is Robert Ethan Miller." All three claimed the same name. It was the celebrities'…

Hungry To Serve: Studying Mark 10

How eager am I to serve others when I'm distracted by my own fears? Let's follow Jesus and watch how he serves on the way to Jerusalem.
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Upset with His Disciples: Studying Mark 8

What makes you mad? Do you think Jesus was ever upset with his disciples? Find out what his holy anger looks like and what brings him joy.

The Temptations of a Servant: Applying Mark 1

Photo by The Creative Exchange on Unsplash   We began studying the Gospel of Mark last week. Now it's time to begin applying Mark 1. For me, the temptations of a servant--do it all even if it kills you--were all over the place: Sending…

Jesus, Martyr Mom or Servant King? Studying Mark 1

Photo by The New York Public Library on Unsplash   I hate it when I get an attack of it--the Martyr Mom Syndrome. I'm going along, doing this and that around the house, not looking for any thanks or even acknowledgement. I'm…