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Mark: The Journey to Jerusalem, Week 5

Mark 11:12-21 NKJV

A very warm welcome to the Nambucca Baptist Church for our worship and communion service for Sunday 4th June 2023. Wherever you live and whenever you find this page you are welcome to join with our church family as we worship, sing, and pray together.

Today we have reached week five in our journey through the second half of Mark’s gospel. The story centers around two seemingly unrelated events, a curse and a cleansing. Jesus curses a fig tree and then enters the temple and drives out the animals, moneychangers and tradespeople who had turned the outer court of the temple into a market place, rather than a place of prayer and quietness for the god fearing Gentile believers who had made the trip to Jerusalem. You will need to watch the video to see how it is all connected.

This is where we would normally take up a collection but as you can see we can’t pass an offering bag around online. We have, however, provided a secure online giving facility for you. You can either use the app on your smartphone or just click on the green button on the screen. We have been blessed by the way so many of you have managed to give in various ways so that we can continue with the work of the Lord here in our church and beyond our walls.

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