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Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
The Sadducees came to Jesus with a question regarding resurrection. This is quite interesting since they did not believe in resurrection. His response revealed much about God's provision for us and life after death for the saved.
A Confrontation about Resurrection Mark 12: 18-27 Those who embrace Jesus as the Christ, having received Him as Lord and Savior, all agree on an essential element of His existence – His glorious resurrection. Had He not risen from the grave, He would have been like all who came before Him. We ...read more
Contributed on Jun 6, 2018
As Jesus continued within the Temple, He was confronted about the lawfulness of paying taxes. Those who opposed Him sought to find further accusation. In Jesus' response, we find wisdom for our lives - taxes, tithes, and submission.
Conspiracy with a Coin Mark 12: 13-17 As we continue through Mark’s gospel, I want to offer a reminder of the volatile environment in which Jesus walked at this time. He is in the last few days prior to the crucifixion. Having entered Jerusalem triumphantly, He had returned twice since, ...read more
Contributed on May 30, 2018
As Jesus continued in the Temple, He shared a parable with those present. He spoke of a vineyard, which revealed great significance for Israel, although they failed to see the truth. This was given specifically to Israel, but there is application for all.
The Verdict of the Vineyard Mark 12: 1-12 In our text today, Jesus remained in Jerusalem at the Temple. These events took place during the days immediately leading up to His arrest and crucifixion on the cross. Following a challenge by the chief priests and scribes regarding His authority in ...read more
Contributed on May 27, 2018
While in the Upper Room, just hours prior to the Crucifixion, Jesus humbled Himself, assuming the position of a slave to wash the disciples' feet. Although He knew their hearts, He washed the feet of each one.
The Submissive Sovereign John 13: 1-5 I am well aware that all Scripture was given by inspiration of God, through the Holy Spirit for our benefit; but this is one of those passages that almost seems too holy for mere mortals to impose upon. Our Lord is in his last hours upon this earth. Very ...read more
Contributed on May 23, 2018
As Jesus entered the Temple for the second time during Passion Week, He immediately met opposition. The chief priests, scribes, and elders had conspired against Him. As we strive to serve the Lord, the enemy will bring opposition against us too.
Challenged at the Temple Mark 11: 27-33 Our text today continues to follow Jesus through what is commonly referred to as Passion Week. He had triumphantly entered Jerusalem and returned the next day to cleanse the temple. Again, for the third day in a row, Jesus had returned to Jerusalem and ...read more