Claiming that God is on your side in war or in politics is controversial, wrong, and dangerous. God’s side is the Gospel.
How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! It is like precious oil poured on the head, running down on the beard.
Before the harvest, in the field of the kingdom of God, it’s not your job to worry about the weeds. The harvest will sort that all out.
As a child of God, you are adopted as a legitimate heir, into the special place of the first-born son, and it’s all of us.
Rest from work seems nice, and though there will always be difficulty, trouble, and toil, Jesus offers the tools to make things just a little easier.
Two verses, that’s it, but packed with so much; Mark hangs his Gospel on the wilderness, 40 days, wild animals, and testing of one faithful Israelite.
Celebrating the gifts of Pentecost; nothing wrong with admiring or celebrating God-given talent. But is that how we determine human value? Our culture does.