Short Devotions for Holy Week

Pilgrim Thoughts: Previously Unpublished Devotions for Good Friday and Passion Week For a number of years now, I have been writing short devotions for Holy Week or Passion Week as well as for Good Friday. These devotions have not appeared either here on this blog or in print form, so this year, I decided to… Read More

The Scribe’s Comment (Mark 12:32-33)

“And the scribe said to him, ‘Very good, teacher, you speak truthfully that He is one and that there is not another besides him.  And to love Him with the whole heart, with the whole understanding, with all strength, and to love a neighbor as ourselves is far greater than all of the whole burnt… Read More

Which Commandment is First? (Mark 12:28)

“And one of the scribes approached, hearing them disputing, and seeing that he replied well to them, put a question to him: “which commandment is first in the whole?” (Mark 12:28)   Matthew and Mark both include this dialogue between Jesus and the Scribe/teacher of the Law with very few variations.  Luke relates a similar… Read More