Mark 1 ~ Good News!

If someone said, “I have good news,” what do you think they might say next?  I received a promotion at work.  My friend is getting married.  We are having a baby. In Mark 马可福音 chapter 1, the words new, news or good news “gospel” appear six... read more

Mark 2 ~ Jesus, the One & Only

What makes a person unique?  Throughout history rulers, leaders, scientists, artists and philosophers have been recognized for their personal talents and abilities. However all of these people are still just people.  Their accomplishments are limited. In Mark 马可福音... read more

Mark 3 ~ The Twelve

Twelve is an interesting number. In English, we call twelve things “a dozen”. Eggs are sold by the dozen. Many things are cheaper by the dozen. In the Bible, Jesus chose a specific group of men to follow him and they are called “the twelve... read more

Mark 4 ~ The Seed Sower

The seal of the University of Oklahoma features a picture of a person scattering seeds.  The image is called “the Seed Sower”. David Ross Boyd, the first president of OU, scattered or “sowed” seeds of education, as well as literally planting... read more

Mark 5 ~ Facing Rejection

Have you ever been rejected by a person or an organization? How did that make you feel? Many times we don’t even attempt to do something because we are afraid of being rejected. In Mark 5 a man is rejected by the people from his town because of his actions. Jesus... read more

Mark 6 ~ Jesus Feeds 5,000

World history is often divided into ages or eras. The Stone Age was followed by the Bronze Age which was followed by the Iron Age. International trade during the Bronze Age was made possible because of the introduction of the sail which allowed food and luxury... read more