Mark 4:1-34 (Gospel of Vic Version, 1999)

And again he began to teach them by the lake and a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into the back of the ute on the edge of the lake and sat in it. All the crowd was on the land facing the lake. 2 And he was teaching them many …

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Mark 3:7-35 Gospel of Vic Version (2001)

7 And Jesus withdrew with his discipleship community to ‘the Prom’ and many disgruntled voters from Gippsland were following him— and from Victorian regional centres 8 and from Melbourne and from outer suburbs and Tasmania across Bass Strait and even as far as far North Queensland, —a significant groundswell of public opinion— and hearing what he …

Mark 1:21-28: Gospel of Vic Version (2001)

Todays @tweetinMark story ala Melbourne, 2001.  Pretty interesting reading it now in light of the more recent controversies over St Michaels Minister Francis McNab's "New Faith", including his re-jigged 10 Commandments" and billboard campaigns/wars with Scots Church over the road on Collins Street.  Personally I'm not really a big fan of "liberal" theology and the …

Fair Dinkum Mark

"The following translation of Mark was first begun by Dr. Athol Gill, and is continually being revised and modified as readings progress. It has no claim to inerrancy! Its intention is to faithfully represent the vivid and rough Greek of Mark’s Gospel. As in the Greek, the tenses jump about (the present often being used), …

Call to Worship, ‘Prepare the Way’: Mark 1:1-8: Year B (Advent 2)

"Prepare the Way of the Lord"... I used this weeks gospel reading as the Call to Worship at Urban Seed church on sunday.... This week’s gospel reading is again about the coming of Christ as presented in the prologue of Mark’s story of Jesus. Marks gospel has been very important to me and to Melbourne …