Packing Light

Series: The Gospel of Mark

Packing Light

July 18, 2021 | Mark Piedmonte

Passage: Mark 6:1-13

Reflection: 

As we gear up for vacation, my family and I are already wondering: what do we bring? What will we need? We are, as always, trying to find the right balance of not packing too much but not forgetting anything. Yet no matter how hard we try we always seem to bring WAY too much!

In our reading this week Jesus sends His disciples on a trip and tells them to pack lightly. Why? Because where they are going they will find that God will provide what all they’ll need and it will be more than enough to accomplish their mission of spreading the good news of the Kingdom of Heaven.

What do WE bring when we head out into the world with an opportunity to share the good news? What gets in the way? What might we do without so others may hear us say: listen and believe the good news that Jesus is the Son of God who has come to save you?

Think about it.

Series Information

Other sermons in the series

June 13, 2021

Yes, Nap You!

Reflection: We're just getting started now in our series in Mark's...

June 20, 2021

Standing Up

Reflection: The Bible speaks of "standing" over 600 times - mostly in...

June 27, 2021

All in the Family

Reflection: Mark 3 - No that’s not a misprint – we will...

July 04, 2021

Faith Despite Fear

Reflection: We’ve all had scary moments that just stopped us in...

July 11, 2021

Two for One

Reflection:  In our reading this week from Mark chapter 5 we...

August 01, 2021

"Open!" Says He

Reflection: We've all heard a magician say the words "open sesame,"...

August 15, 2021

Mid-Term Exams

Reflection:  Every now and again a good mid-term exam is just...

September 12, 2021

Central Command

Reflection: At some point in our lives, we’ve all received a...

September 19, 2021

Awake and Alert

Reflection: This week we will see perhaps more clearly than ever that...