Page One: On the Widow’s Mite

Page One is a longhand stream of consciousness engagement of the text I’ve been studying this week. So Jesus is watching the Treasury. Certainly his reputation has preceded him. He has cleansed the temple and has condemned it as a den of robbers. Yet the rich come in and make hefty donations. It’s what they do. In exchange they get to schmooze with the scribes, … Continue reading Page One: On the Widow’s Mite

Bible Leads: Mark 12:38-44

TEXT Mark 12:38-44 As he taught, he said, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets! They devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.” He sat … Continue reading Bible Leads: Mark 12:38-44