In a frantic culture that constantly clamors for our attention, we are often confused as to who Jesus truly is and what it means to follow him. In the Gospel of Mark, we learn that God will restore his reign through King Jesus in a radical plan to rescue the world. Yet, Jesus is a different kind of king—a suffering servant who invites us to join him along the road that leads to crucifixion. In our series from Mark’s Gospel, we follow along with the disciples and are presented with a choice: will you follow or reject Christ?
These daily readings will help prepare you for the upcoming teaching you will hear this weekend at Grace Church. These passages will create some context for the sermon by showing you Scriptures the author might be quoting and some passages that contain related ideas. Our hope is that as you follow this reading plan, it will help you become more defined and directed by Scripture.