60SG Mark 14:60-65

Simon AllabyAudio, Story

60-61 In the middle of this, the Chief Priest stood up and asked Jesus, “What do you have to say to the accusation?” Jesus was silent. He said nothing. The Chief Priest tried again, this time asking, “Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed?” 62 Jesus said, “Yes, I am, and you’ll see it yourself: The Son of Man seated … Read More

Jumping to the Wrong Conclusions

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When it comes to relationships there’s nothing more important than getting your facts straight.  The story is told of the wedding where everything was going smoothly, until the priest asked if anyone knew a reason in law why the couple should not be married.  At this exact moment a young woman carrying a baby rose from the back of the … Read More

Falling Silent

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As we’ve seen this week with the distress in some quarters over the silencing of Big Ben, while it undergoes essential repairs, the loss of a reassuring and familiar sound is sometimes disconcerting.   For hundreds of years the people of God in the Old Testament were used to hearing His voice, as He spoke to them through numerous prophets … Read More

60SG Mark 14:53-59

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53-54 They led Jesus to the Chief Priest, where the high priests, religious leaders, and scholars had gathered together. Peter followed at a safe distance until they got to the Chief Priest’s courtyard, where he mingled with the servants and warmed himself at the fire. 55-59 The high priests conspiring with the Jewish Council looked high and low for evidence against Jesus … Read More

The Problem of Getting Ashore

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The name Andrew Higgins probably won’t mean anything to you, but if you live in Western Europe you owe your freedom to him.  Speaking in 1964 General Eisenhower said of him, “He’s the man who won the war for us.”   Higgins wasn’t a soldier but a brilliant designer of boats, and it was he who solved the biggest problem … Read More