Easter Sunday 1 April

Mark 16:1-8 We have a difficulty with this last chapter. Your Bible probably has a note saying that verses 9-16 do not appear in the earliest manuscripts. English Bibles continue to include this section, but many scholars are of the view that it was a later addition,...

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Saturday 31 March

Mark 15:42-47 Today’s reading serves as an introduction to Holy Saturday, though Mark does not even mention it. There is only one sentence in all four Gospels which deals with that day. Luke states: But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment. We...

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Good Friday 30 March  

Mark 15:1-41 This chapter is the climax of Mark’s Gospel. We have all read it, perhaps hundreds of times. Still, each time it strikes us anew with its horror, its injustice and its pathos. I hesitated to comment on it, and considered just letting the text speak for...

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Thursday 29 March

Mark 14:12-72 Today’s reading commences with a reference to the Feast of Unleavened Bread. This is a Jewish Festival dating from the time of the Passover – the escape of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. It involves the removal of yeast from every part of the house....

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Wednesday 28 March

Mark 14:1-11 Go back and read the first two verses again. The outrage! Here’s this layman, going around healing people, making blind people see, delivering them from demons, and delivering sermons that people actually want to listen to. The priests and wardens call...

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Tuesday 27 March

Mark 13:1-37 Thankfully, we are not doing a detailed study of Mark – just a Lenten devotion. So we don't have to get into all the detail of this very difficult chapter. There has been an enormous amount of ink, paper and megabytes devoted to opinions on what this...

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Monday 26 March

Mark 11:27 to 12:44 This is a very long reading, so we’ll make it a (relatively) short devotion. After a series of intellectual skirmishes, where various priests and teachers try to trick Jesus into saying something which they could use to condemn him, we finally meet...

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