Lenten Devotional: March 24 | Mark 6:30-46

The miracle of our gospel reading hovers in our midst every time we gather at the Lord’s table and we see more clearly that the miracle was not the multiplication of loaves and fishes but multiplication (again and again) of God’s grace and generosity to us. 

Lenten Devotional: March 23 | Mark 6:13-29

Remember that John was the one sent ahead of Jesus to prepare his way. He was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah, “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for Him.’”

Lenten Devotional: March 21 | Mark 5:21-43

Mark 5:21-43 recounts the encounters between Jesus and Jairus (a temple leader whose 12 year old daughter is critically ill) and an unnamed woman (a social pariah because of a 12-year crisis of Menorrhagia). These two stories are intertwined and appear to be about miracle healing.