Tag Archives: Mark 1:35

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

A woman who had been living a very high-pressured life moved with her family from the city to the country. The family had resolved to reduce the stresses and tensions that they had been under by embracing a more easy-going … Continue reading

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My Favorite Sound

Sharon Fleming says that when she was a teenager, their family took cross-country trips each summer. To keep the peace, they each took a turn choosing a cassette to play in the car tape player. No one was allowed to … Continue reading

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Time to Rest

One of the things we notice about Jesus is that he often took time to get away from the hectic demands of life so that he could be alone to pray. Mark 1:35 says, “Very early in the morning, while … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet

Several years ago some friends and I went on a whitewater rafting trip in West Virginia. As we turned off the main highway, I looked forward to a peaceful evening of camping out in the wilderness. An employee of the … Continue reading

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Unplugged

“Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.”—Mark 1:35. Even Jesus needed to get away from the hectic activities of everyday life … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story

Many Christians know that somewhere in the Bible it says to “Be still, and know that I am God.” We understand from this Scripture the need to get away from the many distractions in life in order to have some … Continue reading

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