This episode is week one of a study on the Gospel of Mark that will continue for a number of weeks. This message includes an introduction to Mark but also offers reflections on the nature of discipleship. Discipleship requires that we not only restrain ourselves from what dis-honors God and/or hurts those around us, but discipleship also requires that we engage in positive action that both honors God and witnesses to God's love and care. Both are necessary if we seek to follow Jesus who not only resisted the temptations of Satan but then acted on our behalf embracing the cross for our sake.
January 2, 2020