Monday, July 28, 2014

When I Find You - Mark 1:35-39 Post 4

Chalkboard: Mark 1:35-39 Post 4
After they figure out where to look for You, after they find You, after they say, "Everyone is looking for You" -  You say, "Let's go somewhere else," (Mark 1:35-39).

At first it sounds like You're saying, "Let's get out of here!"

If I'd spent the previous evening with a crowd, then

Monday, July 21, 2014

Never Empty Again - Mark 1:35-39 Post 3

Chalkboard: Mark 1:35-39 Post 3
They woke up in the morning, and You weren't there (Mark 1:35-37). Your place, where You had lain the night before, was empty.  I imagine at first Simon Peter thought You were right outside, that You'd just gotten up a few minutes before, and You'd turn up in a moment.  

I wonder how long it was before they began to feel dismay.  All the wonderful things the day before:

Monday, July 14, 2014

I Know Where to Find You - Mark 1:35-39 Post 2

I wrote "I know where to find You" while reading Mark 1:35-39.  I hope one day I'll record a "studio" version, but for now I'm posting this version that my friend Tanya and I recorded on my phone.  (Tanya is playing the guitar.)
(Lyrics for I Know Where to Find You).

Monday, July 7, 2014

Why Did Jesus Need to Pray? - Mark 1:35-39 Post 1

Chalkboard: Mark 1:35-39 Post 1
I like this picture of You leaving the house early in the morning, walking until You find some tree or bush or field or rock beside a stream or the lake or something - some PLACE - to be alone - to pray.  (Mark 1:35)

The evening before had been full and probably long.  I would have thought: "Sleep in