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Trashed, Treasured

Rev. Dr. Greg Osterberg Luke 15:1-3; 11-32 (read by 4 different voices for characters) Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: 11 Then Jesus[a]…

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Weird Bible Stuff

Rev. Dr. Greg Osterberg Mark 9:38-50 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But Jesus said, “Do not stop him; for no one who does a deed of power in my name will be able soon…

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The Rev. Dr. Greg Osterberg Mark 9:30-37 [New Revised Standard Version] 30 They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, ‘The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and…

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The Biggest Risk

Dr. Greg Osterberg Mark 8:34-37 34 He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 35For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my…

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Seeing, Being, Doing

Rev. Greg Osterberg Mark 9:2-9 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them. And there appeared to them Elijah with…

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