Jesus offers true freedom to those who place their faith and trust in Him. This is not total independence, but a transfer of allegiance from self to a Savior. This freedom brings deliverance from the bondage to sin everyone is born into. The passage under consideration in Mark today shows three ways that Jesus makes […]
Jesus highlights the truths your actions reveal about your heart. The elements of life you hold most dearly will affect your actions. Two truths stand out in this discussion, and Pastor highlights them while challenging you to act in a manner pleasing to God.
Our series in Mark continues. Jesus continues to instruct His followers on the importance of watching how they view life, especially because of the events occurring around them. Listen as we draw truths for today from lessons in the past.
Mark 13 records Jesus’ last formal public teaching. When questioned about what the future will hold, Jesus stresses the importance of watching how you look at life, and how you live your life. Pastor explains how these truths are still important today as we face uncertainty and questions about the future.
Jesus discusses giving with His followers. When Jesus evaluates giving, He notices HOW a person gives more than what they give. Pastor Eldred explains how Jesus notices giving, and that giving is needed.
Jesus asks a simple question to those who had been questioning him. With this one question, he highlights the obvious lessons they had been missing. Pastor explains why it is important to pay attention by drawing our minds to this passage.
Jesus continues to face questions about His authority. In this passage He is asked to summarize the entirety of Mosaic law into one command. Jesus distills all of God’s demands into one word: love. Listen as Pastor explains how, in order to please God, love is all you need.
Jesus is confronted by those who believe they have figured out the future. In all their analyses and calculations, they had overlooked two critical pieces of information – God’s power and promises. Listen as Pastor shares the lessons to be learned from planning for the future with God’s power and promises in view.
Jesus is presented a question that seems to have no good answer – a question about loyalty and allegiance. Jesus responds with a familiar phrase “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s”. The implications of this statement – and the way that Jesus finished the statement – are meant to have lasting impact on […]
Jesus has demonstrated His authority but continue to face rejection from the religious leaders. He tells a story with a meaning (a parable) that gets the leaders’ attention. The point of the story is that refusing Jesus is a dangerous proposal. Listen as Pastor Eldred explains how God “settles the score.”