From Pastor Perry

12/19/2014 Mark 14:51-52

Mark 14:51–52 (ESV)
A Young Man Flees
51 And a young man followed him, with nothing but a linen cloth about his body. And they seized him, 52 but he left the linen cloth and ran away naked.

Today’s reading contains only two verses.  They are unique, in that they are not found in Matthew, Luke, or John... bu only Mark.  If you ask the question “So what does this mean?”  The right perspective may be to ask why is it found only in Mark and not the other Gospels?  Probably because they did not see or experience this act.  The young man who ran away naked was probably no other than Mark himself!  He experienced it, so he writes about it.  We are not sure that this is Mark, but most commentaries state that they believe this is Gospel writer of Mark... that is, Mark!

I pray: O Lord, I know that all the disciples fell away from Christ.  I would like to say “Not ME!”  But I know this is not true.  I am a sinner like all others.  Instead of focusing on not running away, I want to focus on your forgiveness.  Please forgive me when I choose my ways over your ways.  Amen.

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09.10 | 11:35

I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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13.12 | 15:29

HI this is I Frederick Demond Wilson. I hereby am solemnly here to forebare witnessing of His witness, our Creator.

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Pastor: on my e mails, a note said that you were trying to contact me. Now,
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