Sermon Archive (Page 25)

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Mark 2:18-28

In the final two sections of Mark chapter 2, Jesus deals head on with the religious expectations of the Pharisees, revealing their intense care for rituals and traditions of men over and above the state of the heart. Jesus deals with both their outward pride over their fasting as well as their refusal to understand…

Mark 2:13-17

Sometimes we don’t get the full effect of the scenes in the Bible–so Pastor Steve took time to explain the role and reputation of a tax collector during the time that Jesus walked the streets of Galillee. Having done that we understand the power of the story of Matthew (Levi) being called by Jesus to…

Mark 2:1-12

As we enter Mark chapter 2, we find the story of the paralytic and his friends who go to great lengths to get him to Jesus! Pastor Steve applied this story with a discussion of spiritual diligence and encouragement to press on in our pursuit of His presence and power.

Mark 1:40-45

Finishing the fast-paced first chapter of Mark, we find the story of a leper whom Jesus heals completely, possibly requiring for the first time ever the ritual of Leviticus 14 to be performed by the priests! Pastor Steve applies the truths of this story as well as looking at the pictures of Christ found in…

Mark 1:16-20

Who is the world following? What does it mean to “follow Jesus”? In this message, Pastor Steve takes us through Mark’s brief overview of the selection of Simon (Peter), Andrew, James and John as his first disciples, adding to the story from the account in Luke 5. We are challenged to think about what it…

Mark 1:9-15

Mark continues his fast pace in chapter 1 with only two verses covering the temptation of Jesus by Satan in the wilderness–Pastor Steve takes a quick detour to Luke 4 to cover this important section in more detail and returns to Mark to discuss the beginning of Jesus’ ministry.

Mark 1:1-8

This week we start the fast-paced “live-action” gospel of Mark, specifically focusing in on the life and ministry of John the Baptist, the forerunner and messenger of the messiah, Jesus Christ.