Morning Light Bible Study

Morning Light – March 27th, 2018 – Luke 2:  Jesus is Born and the World Takes Notice

Source: Today: [Luke 2] Jesus is Born and the World Takes Notice: In Luke 2 we find the narrative of Jesus birth and early childhood. It is interesting that the announcement of Jesus’ arrival is not given to heads of state, but to simple shepherds keeping their flocks by night. Jesus grows to maturity and gives evidence of His unusual nature, while Mary and Joseph marvel and hide these things in their heart as the young Christ grows to adulthood. Listen Daily at: [Luk 2:1-24 KJV] 1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 26th, 2018 – Luke 1:  The Birth John and Jesus

Source: Today: [Luke 1] The Birth John and Jesus. In the first chapter of Luke, we are introduced to the author as a Gentile and physician who was also an insider to the company of those men who walked with Jesus in His earthly lifetime. Luke is writing to a nobleman named Theopholis regarding the origins of the Jesus narrative, beginning in our chapter with the birth of John and Jesus, just a few months apart. Listen Daily at: [Luk 1:1-38 KJV] 1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 23rd, 2018 – Mark 16:  He is Not Here – He is Risen

Source: Today: [Mark 16] He is Not Here – He is Risen: In the concluding chapter of the gospel of Mark, the two Marys make their way to the tomb to complete the preparing of Jesus’ body with spices and fragrant oils. They are alarmed to see the stone rolled away and a young man in strange garb seated, waiting for them. They take the news to the apostles but they are unbelieving. Then, wonderfully and unexpectedly Jesus is in their midst, commissioning them and commissioning us to go into all the world with the good news of the … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 22nd, 2018 – Mark 15:  Jesus Pays the Final Price for Our Sin Debt

Source: Today: [Mark 15] Jesus Pays the Final Price for Our Sin Debt: Mark 15 we come to the holy ground whereupon our Savior renders up the final and full sacrifice of His life. We can but look one with awestruck silence considering the magnitude of what took place over the course of about 12 hours from Jesus’ arrest and crucifixion. A brutal scene and an awful cost paid for your sin and mine as we read in this chapter of Mark. Listen Daily at: [Mar 15:1-23 KJV] 1 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 21st, 2018 – Mark 14:  The Prince of Heaven in the Courts of Man

Source: Today: [Mark 14] The Prince of Heaven in the Courts of Man: The chief priests and elders have colluded with Judas and Jesus is now in their clutches. Pilate questions him, the crowd vilifies Him, and Peter denies Him as in our chapter the dread three act drama of the crucifixion of our Lord begins in earnest. Listen Daily at: [Mar 14:1-26 KJV] 1 After two days was [the feast of] the passover, and of unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put [him] to death. … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 20th, 2018 – Mark 13:  Jesus Describes and Times the End

Source: Today: [Mark 13] Jesus Describes and Times the End Times: In chapter 13 Jesus describes for His disciples the character and timing of His coming. He gives a very detailed description while at the same time making clear that no man can no the day or the hour. How much can we know of the coming of Christ and how much does the day we live in fit the description Jesus gives? Listen Daily at: Mark 13:1-19 1 And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples saith unto him, Master, see what manner … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 19th, 2018 – Mark 12:  The Foreknowledge of Jesus

Source: Today: [Mark 12] The Foreknowledge of Jesus: In Mark 12, Jesus delivers a parable to the scribes and elders predicting His own death, the destruction of Jerusalem, and the coming of the church age in just a few short sentences. For us it is an example of how no matter how clueless the disciples remained about what was about to happen in terms of Jesus’ death, Jesus Himself more than once fully informed them as He does us of what is about to transpire in the days ahead. Listen Daily at: [Mar 12:1-27 KJV] 1 And he … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 16th, 2018 – Mark 11:  Have the Faith of God

Source: Today: [Mark 11] Have the Faith of God: In chapter 11 of Mark Jesus enters Jerusalem as the recognized Messiah. He drives out the money-changers, and scandalizes the temple leadership for all the disruption He brings to the normal operation of the temple during the feast days. He then curses a fig tree that promptly dies, and then gives a powerful teaching on the power of faith that He expects not only to be resident in His own life, but presumptively expects His own disciples and followers to emulate as well. Listen Daily at: [Mar 11:1-33 KJV] … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – March 15th, 2018 – Mark 10:  Jesus Travels to Jerusalem

Source: Today: [Mark 10] Jesus Travels to Jerusalem: In this chapter Jesus is making His way toward Jerusalem knowing that crucifixion and death await Him. Along the way, He speaks to the disciples about divorce and remarriage, about poverty and wealth and gives a demonstration that tells us much about receiving a miracle when it is needed in our lives. Listen Daily at: [Mar 10:1-52 KJV] 1 And he arose from thence, and cometh into the coasts of Judaea by the farther side of Jordan: and the people resort unto him again; and, as he was wont, he … (click link or title to continue)