Living with Tradition (Mark 7:1 – 23)

In Jesus’ day, there were many who carefully imitated all the actions of a righteous person. They even made sure others followed the example that had been left. It became their tradition for getting things done in the right way. When a person was found not following the rules, they were condemned and questions (usually […]

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Finding Rest (Mark 6:30 – 44)

Jesus talks to busy people, but instead of giving them more and more assignments, He instructs them to rest. Rest is an attitude of relying on God to do what God has promised to do while energy is focused on what God has given you to do. It is not just stopping activity, but an […]

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Family histories are littered with days of turmoil, tragedy, and tears far more than they are with triumph. As people of faith we trust and hope they are producing a greater result than what is seen today. Today we see God using discouraging events to set the stage for something incredible.

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Going Forward (Mark 6:7 – 13)

The passage under discussion today tells us of the first “small step” for the soon-to-be-leaders of the early Christian church. What we learn will stand us in good stead for our lives as well. We must be as committed to the task as they were and knowing the steps forward will help us travel our […]

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I Trust You! Psalm 22

Jesus quotes this psalm while hanging on the cross. To what truths was He directing our attention? How can we be encouraged by looking at His suffering? The lesson Jesus wants us to learn is to trust God no matter what.

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We are familiar with hearing of Jesus’ power to perform miracles. We often forget that there is a greater display of power: the power of Jesus to create faith.Today’s sermon examines the power of Jesus to create faith that asks, acts, and accepts. Listen and ask yourself if that type of faith is present in […]

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The account found in Mark 5 sounds incredible, and perhaps a little exaggerated. The truth is, we don’t know the half of it! Listen today as one person gives an account of what Jesus is capable of doing in a life that is hopeless and helpless apart from His help. Please note: this is presented […]

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