Made Alive

In the early Sunday morning light, three women made their way to Jesus’ tomb expecting one thing and encountered the resurrection. Brandon explores what the resurrection means for us today to experience life as it was meant to be. https://media.blubrry.com/legacyumc/p/content.blubrry.com/legacyumc/Made_Alive.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Read more…

Day 40

Read: Mark 16:9-20 This verse really resonates with me. I have just finished the 30 Hour Famine. We learned about how well off we live compared to many people around the world. The Bible teaches us to give our excess to those who live with less. I saw God through Read more…

Day 39

Read: Mark 16: 1-8 I can’t even begin to understand the unimaginable grief that the three women were experiencing as they approached the tomb to anoint the body of Jesus. They had been there on Friday when Jesus was crucified, and Mary Magdalene had watched as Jesus’s body was placed Read more…

Day 38

Read: Mark 15:21-47 “Then at three o’clock Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?’” (Mark 15:34 NLT) In the 70’s, Gilbert O’Sullivan sang a sad song titled “Alone Again (Naturally).” Some words of this song are: “Talk about, God in His Read more…

Day 37

Read: Mark 15:1-20 In Mark 14 and 15, Jesus was betrayed, arrested, put on trial, and handed over to be crucified. Every person mentioned in this passage has power. Many of the people mentioned also possess the ability to influence the outcome of Jesus’s final days on earth. Pilate– The Read more…

Day 36

Read: Mark 14: 53-72 Following the betrayal and arrest in Gethsemane, we find ourselves alongside Peter. Keeping a safe distance, Peter has trailed behind Jesus and the crowd. Upon arriving in the courtyard of the high priest, Peter goes no further, but instead takes a seat by the fire and Read more…

Day 35

Read: Mark 14:32-52 “Father, everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, what you will” (Mark 14:36 NIV). As humans, we’re sometimes handed situations we’d rather not face. However, as Christians, we know we serve a mighty God who is bigger than any Read more…

Day 34

Read: Mark 14:12-31 We all have forgiveness waiting for us in Christ. Jesus knew that Peter was going to betray him three times before the next morning, but he was still willing to break bread with him. Everyone makes mistakes, and God knows that we can overcome these tough times Read more…

Day 33

Read: Mark 14:1-11 Why did the woman pour perfume on Jesus? How is the gift of perfume in Mark 14 like the widow’s offering in Mark 12?  How is it different? Where do you currently give of your time, talent, and treasure to extend God’s grace and build God’s Kingdom? Read more…

Day 32

Read: Mark 13:1-37 “Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come.” (Mark 13:33 NASB) It was a stormy night. I was traveling with my boyfriend and his St. Bernard, Louie, from St. Paul to Minneapolis on I-94. Just before the Mississippi Read more…