Your disciples don’t fast, Mark 2.18

“Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. So they came to Jesus and said, ‘Why do the disciples of John and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples don’t fast?'”

Mark 2.18

Jesus was out of step with the prevailing religion. His followers marched to the orders of a different commander. Their practice called attention to itself.

Jesus had an answer for why his people did what they did. There was always a reason. Can I explain why my faith is conspicuously different from the religions and churches around me?

#votd #Mark #different

What do we do differently?

I’m having deja vu here. I think this topic has been covered before. None the less…

When we assemble on Sunday mornings, we worship first and then have our Bible classes. I thought it odd at first, but have grown to prefer it. The emphasis of our assembling is placed on worship and the Lord’s supper. The downside is that it often confuses our visitors.

#bible-classes, #different, #worship

The Difference In Generations

The Nudge asks, “How is your life different from that of your parents?”

My life has experienced the following which my parents did not have to experience 50-80 years ago: Continue reading

#different, #layoff, #life, #pace, #parents, #satisfaction, #work

Keeping My Struggles

There’s no question that I would keep the struggles I presently have, because acquiring a different set would most likely result in a worse case scenario. The grass always looks greener on the other side until you get there. 🙂

#acquire, #different, #grass, #green, #question, #scenario, #set, #struggle, #worse