Rejection is something dealt with every day. We reject one outfit in favor of another, one dinner entree instead of something else, even one vacation destination in favor of something more appealing. Jesus faced rejection from everyone, for a variety of reasons. Pastor shares with us today from Mark’s gospel how everyone may have a […]
Facing the truth can be painful. Some refuse to acknowledge the truth and will attempt to distort the truth to fit their liking or narrative. This is nothing new! People have been trying to ignore or change the truth for as long as there have been people! Today’s passage highlights an important lesson: embracing the […]
Guessing the secret identity of a masked hero is a fun diversion for many. Too often, the real clues go unnoticed and what should be obvious remains hidden. In today’s passage, crowds tried to identify Jesus as a teacher, a terrorist, or a threat; but they neglected to notice the obvious – that Jesus was […]
Society values loyalty and companionship. We treasure those relationships, especially when difficulty arises. Today, we find Jesus facing the darkest moments of His life – alone. Listen as Pastor shares two important lessons we can learn as we watch Jesus face difficulty alone.
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.