How would you answer these: The one who became poor so that… The pathway to lasting honor is… At the end of the day… The answers will help you create a legacy that matters. Mark 13 is framed by the introduction of two women. At the end of chapter 12 there is a widow’s offering to which Jesus draws His disciple’s attention. Jesus is demonstrating here the way to measure a gift. It's by sacrifice, not amount. Jesus is trying to pound into the mind of His disciples what it means to be committed to the Kingdom.
I write this blog on Valentine ’s Day. I am a hopeless romantic and I overwhelm my wife with cards, candy, notes, flowers and dinner, but I can’t help but wonder if what I do is just a moment in time and does not reflect what I feel and believe. I wonder if what God calls us to is not much more.