September 20, 2020

Reconsider Jesus – The Message of the Kingdom (Mark 1:14-15)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Message of the Kingdom 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15 “The time has come,” […]

Reconsider Jesus – The Temptation (Mark 1:12-13)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Temptation 12 Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness. 13 And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan; […]

Reconsider Jesus – The Baptism (Mark 1:9-11)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Baptism 9 About that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee, and John baptized him in the Jordan River. 10 As soon as Jesus came out […]

Reconsider Jesus – From Nazareth (Mark 1:9a)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents From Nazareth About that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee… Mark 1:9a – C.E.V. We leave the interaction between Jesus and John the Baptist for a […]

Reconsider Jesus – The Forerunner (Mark 1:4-8)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Forerunner 4 This messenger was John the Baptist. He was in the wilderness and preached that people should be baptized to show that they had repented […]

Reconsider Jesus – Roots (Mark 1:1-3)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents Roots 1 The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah the Son of God, 2 as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will […]

Reconsider Jesus – The Beginning (Mark 1:1)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Beginning The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God… Mark 1:1 – NIV Every world religion has something to say […]

Reconsider Jesus – Introduction: Why Mark?

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents Introduction: Why Mark Out of all the books in the world, why read this one? With a hundred other activities and interests to pursue, why devote your […]

Reconsider Jesus – Table of Contents

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents: Foreword and Preface Introduction – Why Mark? Mark 1:1 The Beginning Mark 1:1-3 Roots Mark 1:4-8 The Forerunner Mark 1:9a From Nazareth Mark 1:9-11 The Baptism Mark […]

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from Gospel of Mark

Today marks a radical departure in my writing for Internet Monk. One of my greatest desires over the last ten years has been to bring Michael Spencer’s study of the Gospel of Mark into the hands of his readers. While I have had some initial starts on it over the past decade, the time has […]