Sermons from July 2015

Mark 4:35-41; 5:1-20

Continuing through the fast-paced gospel of Mark, we come across two stories that happen in quick succession even though a chapter break is in the middle. First, heading to the “other side” of the lake, Jesus and the disciples enter a cataclysmic storm–and Jesus is asleep. But, awoken he speaks to the wind and waves…

Mark 4:21-34

If the world is getting darker, then we need to look at whether the light is getting dim or fading! We continue looking at the parables of the kingdom in Mark chapter 4 as Jesus teaches with simple examples the keys to the kingdom. We looked at the power of the seed–something that seems so…

Mark 4:1-20

Jesus teaches the parable of the sower in the opening section of Mark chapter 4. Pastor Steve explained the value and importance of parables to Jesus’s ministry, and also helped us apply the truths of the four soils to our own lives.

Mark 3:20-35

Jesus responds to the accusations that he is using Satan’s power to cast out demons in the closing section of Mark chapter 3. He follows up with a warning that ascribing the work of the Spirit to Satan is a blasphemy against the Holy Spirit and is not forgivable. Pastor Steve explains the often misunderstood…