As we see in Mark, the same power that Christ has over everything on the Earth, he passes along to us, His ambassadors, through His Holy Spirit.
We are freed from our old lives of external religion sustained by internal fortitude, through internal rebirth brought about by the external power of the Spirit of God.
The person of Christ is continually compelling an answer to the question, who do you say I am?
From Mary, we learn what it means to look into the face of Jesus and respond to Him with uncommon adoration.
The example of financial generosity left by the Philippian church challenges us to see what we value and where our priorities are.
To be content in all circumstances requires a right perspective on our circumstances and a reliance on Christ’s strength in us.
What we choose to dwell on greatly affects our view of us, God, and the world around us.
Jesus came to save the lost and chooses to use us to help.