Romans 3

"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus." Romans 3:23, 24  There is nothing you can do that does not fall short of God’s glory. In fact, nothing you...

Romans 2

"For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified."   Romans 2:13  In the last chapter we learned that God reveals Himself through faith.  But God doesn’t expect faith to terminate on itself; He wants us...

Romans 1

"For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, ‘The righteous shall live by faith.’" Romans 1:17  How do we show God to others? What we do and what we say surely matter, but God’s goodness and righteousness is revealed through our...

Mark 16

Mark 16:6-7  And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him.  But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he is going before you to Galilee. There you will...

Mark 15

Mark 15:37-39  And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed his last.  And the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom.  And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was the Son of...

Mark 14

Mark 14:50  And they all left him and fled. Jesus had prayed and asked the Father to remove the cup of suffering from Him.  He knew what was ahead, and He knew He would face His trial and the cross alone.  The good news for us is that we don’t...

Mark 13

Mark 13:1-2  And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not...

Mark 12

Mark 12:26-27  “And as for the dead being raised, have you not read in the book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God spoke to him, saying, ‘I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’?  He is not God...

Mark 11

Mark 11:17  And he was teaching them and saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a den of robbers.” The Temple was to be a place of worship and prayer, but the...

Mark 10

Mark 10:21-22  And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”  Disheartened by the saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great...