Author: Trey Medley

2019 Lent Day 16: Mark 6:14-29

Mark 6:14-29 Who said it was easy? If anyone in the gospels, other than Jesus, can be said to have been a model of obedience and Kingdom Building, it is John the Baptist. There may be others (Mary comes to mind), but definitely John the Baptist is in that group. Yet what is his fate?…

2019 Lent Day 14: Mark 5:35-43

Mark 5:35-43 This is not the end Yesterday, we began reading the narrative of Jesus going to see Jairus’s sick daughter and being stopped along the way. Today, we see Jesus continue this journey. Yet, it seems, the journey will end in tragedy. Don’t worry, says Jesus, she’s only asleep. This is temporary. And Jesus…

2019 Lent Day 13: Mark 5:21-34

Mark 5:21-34 Incidental Healing On the way to heal a little girl, Jesus is interrupted by a different healing. A woman, desperate for healing and having tried so many things she has no doubt lost hope for whatever this “blood” ailment is decides to make one last desperate attempt to be healed. She reaches out,…

Lent Day 12: Mark 5:1-20

Mark 5:1-20 The Demonic and today Earlier in the Gospel of Mark, and throughout many places in the Gospels, there is mention of those who are demon possessed. Today we are tempted not to think much of it. Perhaps, we may reason, this was just an ancient attempt at understanding mental as well as physical…