Reconsider Jesus – Calling the Tax Collector (Mark 2:13-17)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents (Note: Ninety-eight expressions of interest in the book so far! Thank you, thank you! ) Calling the Tax Collector 13 Once again Jesus went out beside theContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – Calling the Tax Collector (Mark 2:13-17)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Forgiver of Sins (Mark 2:1-12)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents (Note: I wanted to take a moment to give a bit of an update on this project. Each post in this series usually takes me between threeContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Forgiver of Sins (Mark 2:1-12)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Healer (Mark 1:29-45)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents (Note: The previous post was renamed to “The Compassionate One”) The Healer 29 And immediately he left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew,Continue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Healer (Mark 1:29-45)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Compassionate One (Mark 1:29-45)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Compassionate One 29 And immediately he left the synagogue and entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30 Now Simon’s mother-in-law layContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Compassionate One (Mark 1:29-45)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Exorcist (Mark 1:21-28)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Exorcist 21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed atContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Exorcist (Mark 1:21-28)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Teacher (Mark 1:21-28)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Teacher 21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. 22 The people were amazed atContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Teacher (Mark 1:21-28)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Calling (Mark 1:16-20)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Calling 16 And passing along by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net in the sea; forContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Calling (Mark 1:16-20)”

Reconsider Jesus – An update from behind the scenes

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents An update from behind the scenes If you had read yesterday’s post you would have read the rather sad news that, like all good things, Internet MonkContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – An update from behind the scenes”

Reconsider Jesus – The Response (Mark 1:14-15)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Response 14 Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, 15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdomContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Response (Mark 1:14-15)”

Reconsider Jesus – The Message of the Kingdom (Mark 1:14-15)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Message of the Kingdom 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15 “The time has come,”Continue reading “Reconsider Jesus – The Message of the Kingdom (Mark 1:14-15)”