We use three lenses to guide in in our work and in our living. We use them for the life of Northfield and we encourage you to use these three lenses in all that you do every day:
READ: Mark 1: 1-15
“The time has come,” he said, “the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!”
Imagine somebody in your family waking you up from a deep sleep early one morning saying loudly, “I have got the most wonderful news for you!”
Mark wants us to get a wake-up call. Maybe he felt the Jews needed a wake-up call?
There is a sense of urgency in the opening words of the Gospel. Maybe all of us, our churches, leaders and…Continue
“So he said to the man, “I tell you, get up, take your mat and go home.” He got up, took his mat and walked out in full view of them all. This amazed everyone and they praised God, saying, “We have never seen anything like this”. Mark 2: 11-12
This week, in our journey with Mark to the cross and the empty tomb, we encounter Jesus as He heals a paralyzed man.
And so, as Mark tells his story of Jesus on His way to the cross, we are challenged to look more deeply…Continue