Impromptu games of Hide-And-Seek are never any fun; just ask any parent who has lost track of a child, or any child who has misplaced a parent! The more one asks “Where are you?” the greater the tension and frustration and anxiety. When the item is found, the overwhelming sense of relief leaves you emotionally […]
Jesus uses beautiful illustrations to help us understand His teachings. We must not become so involved in the picture that we lose sight of WHAT is being pictured. We look at 3 scenes that were familiar to people in Jesus’ day, and learn the lessons they were to learn by looking at the pictures Jesus […]
God created us to belong to groups. We group ourselves in many different ways, yet there is one particular group that Jesus calls His family. Listen today as we discuss who is found in Jesus’ family. This sermon is presented in both English and Spanish.
As Jesus moved from place to place, He received widely different receptions. Those closest to Him asked three important questions. Today, those same three questions must be asked and answered by every person who encounters Jesus. Listen as the questions are given, explained, and then come to an answer for yourself!
What does a “day off” mean to you? Jesus explains the true meaning of rest and enjoyment as He talks to the religious leaders of the day. As we listen to the conversation, we learn what it means to truly rest.
We all like to think of ourselves as experts, especially when it comes to our own care. There are times when doctors need to be consulted – and followed! Listen this morning as Jesus uses the illustration of a good doctor to accentuate the point that we need to follow His orders.
Jesus invites all to come to Him and find rest for their souls. Those who hear Him usually fall into three categories. Some are curious about His person and message. Others are critical, not sure what to make of this man. Many gather, simply because there is a crowd. When Jesus calls you, what do […]
How well do you handle interruptions? When life doesn’t follow your scheduled plan, how do you respond? Today we see Jesus’ schedule being disrupted, yet He takes time to reach out to those in need without treating people as though they are interruptions in His plan. We see two men in today’s passage and note […]
The television show “In Search Of…” probed the myths and legends of our culture and tried to give explanations for extraordinary occurrences. It proved popular, partly because people like to have answers, no matter how ludicrous those answers might be. Mark introduces us to several who were searching. We will examine the record from two […]