Join Gary Kent on an incredi[Bi]ble journey through the Bible book of Mark. In Mark's book, he presents Jesus as a dynamic man of power. Everything in Mark happens quickly and dramatically. Mark has no time for things like family trees and stories about Jesus birth, he focuses on Jesus' power, ministry and death on the cross. — Visual versions of these devotionals can be watched on our website tij.tv/bible-devotional — The Incredible Journey
1. The Messenger — Mark 1: 1–3
The Gospel of Mark starts with a messenger. It also presents us with a challenge. Are you willing to accept it? Watch the devotional to learn more. Join us on a very practical journey through the Bible and discover gems that will bring you closer to Jesus.
2. The Baptiser – Mark 1: 4–8
In our culture, like in Jesus’ day, we tend to show our power and status through external things, by what we wear, where and how often we travel and by the house and car we own. However, true power doesn’t come from external trappings. Watch this devotional to learn more.
3. The Baptism of Jesus – Mark 1:9–11
Father said to the Son, “You are my Son, whom I love; with you, I am well pleased.” Have you ever considered that He longs to say the very same words to you too?
4. Jesus in the Wilderness – Mark 1:12–13
Sometimes we think that when you choose to serve God, suddenly everything becomes easier and more pleasant. But Mark tells us that when Jesus was baptised, the Spirit sent him immediately into the wilderness. What do you expect from your Christian walk?
5. Jesus Announces the Good News – Mark 1:14–15
Jesus announced two conditions necessary for us to receive the kingdom of God.He also said the kingdom is near. It’s a simple but powerful message that electrified the world. How near do you think the kingdom of God is in your life? Tune into this incredible devotional to learn more.
6. Jesus Calls His Disciples – Mark 1:16–20
Gary Kent looks at how Jesus called His first disciples. Apostle Mark says that Jesus called them while He walked beside the sea. He barely pauses to call these men, and they follow Him as He walks on. When Jesus calls you to do something, will you respond like the disciples did?