Mark 7:24-37

However it was, she gave a penetrating, and amusingly sassy, reply to Jesus. God’s got enough love for the rest of us too, you know. I like her style!

As in many other cases, such as the centurion’s servant, Jesus was pleased when he saw this faith, especially in one who had not been taught of God from childhood. Truly, God’s kingdom is, and always has been, for all. … More Mark 7:24-37

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

You think that’s a bit potty-mouthed for a Bible study? Jesus himself didn’t pull any punches. In verse 18 he explains to the disciples who, as so often, don’t quite get it, “‘Then do you also fail to understand? Do you not see that whatever goes into a person from outside cannot defile,19 since it enters, not the heart but the stomach, and goes out into the sewer?’ (Thus he declared all foods clean.)” Oh yes, Jesus was talking about poo! … More Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23