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new accounting system

WHICH IS FULLER, YOUR HEART OR YOUR POCKET? Mark 12:41-44 41 He sat down in sight of the temple treasury room, and he watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large amounts. 42 A … Continue reading

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proceed with caution

BEWARE OF DR. DOUBT! Mark 12:38-40 38 In the context of his teaching, he said, “Be cautious of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be saluted in the marketplaces, 39 and to have the … Continue reading

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yes, and

IS JESUS MORE THAN THE MESSIAH? Mark 12:35-37 35 While Jesus was teaching in the temple, he said in response, “How can the scribes say that the Messiah is the son of David? 36 David himself, by the Holy Spirit, … Continue reading

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get there

ARE YOU THERE YET? Mark 12:28-34 28 One of the scribes came near and heard them debating with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment takes priority over all of them?” 29 Jesus … Continue reading

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when they rise

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO SHUT UP A SADDUCEE? Mark 12:18-27 18 Sadducees, who say that resurrection is not possible, came to him and questioned him, saying, 19 “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, leaving … Continue reading

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still testing

HE HAS PASSED THE TEST; STOP TESTING HIM! Mark 12:13-17 13 Then they sent to him some from the Pharisees and some from the Herodians, hoping to catch him in a mistake in what he said. 14 And they came … Continue reading

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counterfeit or cornerstone?

WHO IS THIS JESUS TO YOU? Mark 12:6-12 6 He had one other still to send, a beloved son. He sent him to them last, because he said, ‘Surely they will have respect for my son.’ 7 But those tenant … Continue reading

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don’t shoot the messenger

DO YOU HAVE THE COURAGE TO SAY WHO IS REALLY BOSS? Mark 12:1-5 1 Then he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard, put a wall around it, dug a pit for the wine press, … Continue reading

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disciples: contributions to the kingdom

  Mark 12.  Jesus continues to teach his disciples by drawing attention to spiritual realities they are observing in the physical Jerusalem.  He points out a poor widow and her offering of two leptas – about 1/64th of a day’s … Continue reading

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