1. On this episode of Preaching the Text, John Hoyum and Steve Paulson examine the opening words of the Gospel of Mark.
  2. To give us God’s name, the name that is above every name, Christ gave us the exact words to say at baptism: the name of the triune God who is three persons, one God: “I baptize you in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.”
  3. Free-range Christ is fearful Christ because he is present, speaking, and I just crucified him.