More from Mark

Mark recorded events from Jesus’ life and ministry in order to share the gospel with Romans and show them that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God. He also wanted to show a pattern of discipleship through the Old Testament idea of a suffering servant who stayed faithful and true to the end.

Once again, we encourage you to read the book of Mark this month. In this post, you’ll find three more devotionals that give you a glimpse of the great life lessons you’ll find in this gospel.

1. What Would You Do for a Friend?

steveburdick3I read Mark 2:1-5 and I was convicted when I realized how many friends I do have that do have a need—the greatest need in the whole world—to be rightly connected to their Creator! Now don’t get me wrong, I do try to introduce my non-believing friends to Jesus when I can—when it’s convenient and works into my schedule. But these four friends did whatever it took to bring their friend to the foot of Jesus. Are we willing to do whatever it takes to introduce our friends to this same Jesus who wants to heal their deepest need? [Read more]

Devotional by Steve Burdick. 

 

2. The Triumphal Entry

In this video, Toby Ragland (Southeast Region) shares a message entitled, “The Triumphal Entry” based on Mark 11:1-10. Is Jesus a liar, a lunatic, or the Lord? Check out this video:

 

3. The Path to Christian Maturity

mark-1-bible-studyJesus Himself reminds us that the greatest commandment is to “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30)…What we are believing, what we are becoming, and how we are behaving are each significant aspects of the sanctification process, as we learn to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. [Read more]

Devotional by Steve Burdick. 

 

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