Author Archives: Mark Shields

About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.

Stern Because of Concern

In 2 Corinthians 12:11-21, Paul spends time acting as the ironic fool because he wants to get across to them that he is laying it all out there for their own benefit and not his own benefit. He loves the … Continue reading

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Carry Me

That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. – 2 Corinthians 12:10 In the post “Higher Power”, highlighted was that Paul … Continue reading

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Higher Power

Reading in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, Paul was content even in difficulty because it was during these times that he was dependent on the Lord and would receive a power greater than any earthly power. The lesson for us is that … Continue reading

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