Mark provides an account of the Lord’s Supper that is concise and demands specific focus. Rather than blur that focus by reinserting the detail Mark has not included, we’ll reference what was known more widely and then consider what Mark thinks is the vital essence of Jesus’ provision of the bread and wine. For those …

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Crucifixion was intended to erase those who were subjected to it from history. Forgotten and not worth remembering. Yet one individual who was crucified is not only remembered, but has defined history. What made the difference for that one individual? Resurrection. From Fleming Rutledge. It should therefore be affirmed with no ambivalence or ambiguity whatsoever: …

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We’re continuing to work through our technical issues in real time. It’s easy to say we’re trying to be authentic, its harder accepting it while that’s happening. Thanks to those who are messaging in while watching the live-stream to tell us when something’s not working. We return to Mark’s Gospel, to the concluding chapters that …

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