Mondays with MacDonald (on how the Kingdom comes)

Except for the loving help they gave the distressed, revealing him to their hearts as the Redeemer from evil, I doubt if [Jesus] would have wrought a single miracle. I do not think he cared much about them. Certainly, as regarded the onlookers, he did not expect much to result from those mighty deeds. A […]

Monday, November 29th, 2010

The mission of Jesus: Mark 1

How did Jesus understand his own mission? I have been reading through the Gospel of Mark to see how the earliest portrait of Jesus answers that question. Mark is virtually unanimously recognized to have been the first Gospel written and the one upon which two other canonized Gospels were based. The author put a lot […]

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010