Church Under Attack

Acts 12:21 When I read this I couldn’t help but notice the irony. Herod took it upon himself to attack the church. He killed James and when he saw that this pleased the Jews, he had Peter arrested and thrown into prison. Herod clearly didn’t know that the powers of darkness would not prevail against the … More Church Under Attack

Mark 14:32-42

Jesus was troubled and deeply distressed.  He told Peter, James and John that His soul was exceedingly sorrowful even to death and asked them to stay there and watch.  He went a little farther in the garden and fell on the ground.  He prayed that if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him. … More Mark 14:32-42

Mark 14:12-31

The disciples learned a few things at the Lord’s Supper: Jesus was going to be betrayed by one of them His blood would be shed for many They would desert Him in fulfillment of Zechariah’s prophecy Peter would deny Him three times It must have been hard and seemed impossible that one of them would … More Mark 14:12-31