Pastor shares the good news discovered by many just three days after Jesus’ death: He came back to life. This is the event that changed everything, and continues to make a life-changing difference in the lives of those who follow Jesus. Discover how Jesus’ resurrection changes expectations, perception, and motivation.
Jesus, God’s perfect Servant, has been tried, convicted, and now is about to be executed. Even in this final act, Jesus serves God. Pastor shares today the important lesson that sacrifice is the ultimate act of service.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.