Sermon Series
  • 1. The Hero Unveiled

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2011
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    In a world held captive by an evil enemy, Jesus Christ comes rushing in like a super hero to do battle with evil and rescue us from the tyrant of sin. In this introduction to the gospel of Mark we learn who is behind the stories and some amazing things ab

  • 2. The Hero's Authority

    Contributed on Dec 19, 2011
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    Wanting to do something and actually being able to do it are two entirely different things. Jesus may have been introduced as the ultimate action hero but without action it's just a good sound bite. In this study the hero demonstrates His authority and ab

  • 3. The Hero's Secret Strength

    Contributed on Jan 9, 2012
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    Every super hero has a secret strenth and a hidden vulnerability. Jesus, the only real superhero, has a strength to help guide Him in every situation and a vulnerability that each of us should possess.

  • 4. Outcasts!

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2012
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    In Mark 2 we meet two outcasts: a paralyzed man and Levi. Each had a decision to make that mirrors decisions that we as humans must make as well with the presence of Jesus.

  • 5. The Hero's Hostile Takeover

    Contributed on Jan 23, 2012
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    When it comes to living life which rules you, law or love? Jesus brought this into sharp focus when it came to healing on the Sabbath and it brings us to confront just who is actually Lord of our lives.

  • 6. The Hero's Power, Position, And Person

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2012
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    When the religious authorities fail in their attempt to trip up Jesus with the Scriptures they descend to character assassination. They come dangerously close to eternal separation from God. How can that happen?

  • 7. Taking The Test

    Contributed on Feb 13, 2012
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    What happens after you hear the words of Jesus? Is your life different? Today as we study Mark's gospel we see how the Lord gives the disciples an opportunity to test how much the words of Jesus became life in them.

  • 8. The Stronger Man

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2012
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    As humans we have been taken prisoner by a strong opponent who wants nothing but to destroy us. We see this captivity and torture revealed graphically as Jesus takes on not one but thousands of demons at once. It is a powerful picture of how our ultimate

  • 9. How Much Do You Long For Jesus?

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2012
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    Many times the things that affect us the most are inside, beyond our ability to reach and heal. Such was the case with the woman we meet in this study. How she approached Jesus and what He did in response speaks to how we desire to be healed of infirmity

  • 10. Do You Trust Me No Matter What?

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2012

    In Mark chapter 5 we find three different situations, and Jesus using three different methods to bring release to prisoners. The man who was demon possessed was helpless and couldn’t reach out, and was in fact hostile to Jesus because of the legion. So Je

  • 11. What Do You Really Think Of Jesus?

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2012

    So what do you think of Jesus? You've heard about Him from the culture and even from the church but is that really Jesus? Some people are afraid of sharing their faith knowing the possible rejection they'll receive - so is it worth it?

  • 12. The Compassion & Provision Of Jesus

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2012
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    Sometimes in our zeal of serving God we begin to take the reigns and can actually not really trust and rely on Jesus for the very work He has called us to.

  • 13. Battling The Broken Mind

    Contributed on Mar 26, 2012
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    The saying "It's all in your head" is truer than we would like to admit. What can start out as something done with good intentions can lead us very far astray save for one crucial ingredient: God's Word.

  • 14. What Is Faith?

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2012
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    What is the real nature of faith? We often think it is blind trust in Jesus to give us what we ask for. In reality faith means a transformation of how you think of life, needs, and your relationship with Jesus.

  • 15. Incomplete Vision

    Contributed on Apr 9, 2012
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    Jesus asks a crucial question of His disciples - a question that every single person in all of creation and all of history must answer. How you answer may be influenced by a crucial lack in your life - a lack Je

  • 16. Why Follow Jesus?

    Contributed on Apr 16, 2012
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    Probably one of the most common questions people have when evaluating Christianity is: "Why should I follow Jesus Christ?" He made a lot of claims, and might even have come back from the dead, but so what? In Mark 8 and 9 we see the two reasons why you sh

  • 17. Who's In Charge?

    Contributed on Apr 30, 2012

    Face it, we humans like to be in charge of ourselves and as many others as we can. Though we aren't all power mongers, this default human behavior causes major problems when we see how God's universe really operates. The lesson comes home in this portion

  • 18. Salty Christians

    Contributed on May 7, 2012

    What influences you and what kind of influence are you on others? In the final portion of Mark Chapter 9, Jesus describes a common substance: salt. It is either salty or flavorless. When it comes to you affect on your environment are you salt or unsalt?

  • 19. Soft Heart - Hard Heart

    Contributed on May 14, 2012
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    As humans we naturally try to do what is in our own best self interest. This doesn't always coincide with the character of God. Such is the case with divorce. Jesus shocks His men and the Pharisees with a refreshing look at relationships. As we look at th

  • 20. Who Owns You?

    Contributed on May 21, 2012
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    Our idea about success involves three things - all of which were possessed by a man who approaches Jesus. What is he looking for and why? The answers should affect your outlook on this life and the one to come.

  • 21. Trotting In To Save The Day

    Contributed on Jun 4, 2012
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    What image comes to mind when you think about a hero riding in to save the day? Jesus, our ultimate action hero, rides into Jerusalem to save the day for humanity, but not in the way you would imagine, not this time anyway.

  • 22. Ganging Up On Jesus

    Contributed on Jun 11, 2012
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    In this portion of Mark we get a clearer picture of what it means to rely on God for things, and what it means to rely on the government. Here the religious leaders try to trip Jesus up, but they fall right into His trap.

  • 23. Who Is God And How Can You Get To Know Him?

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2012
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    Jesus had to answer some very complicated questions designed to trap Him. But being the master chess player, Jesus turned the traps into times of teaching and revealing much about His true identity.

  • 24. Learning To Love God

    Contributed on Jun 25, 2012
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    What is the most important thing in the universe? The answer might surprise you but goes right to the heart of both the Old and New Testaments. Jesus reveals it to us in Mark 12 as we go in depth into loving God.

  • 25. Radical Trust

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2012

    Mark wrote nothing by accident in his gospel. Just prior to the arrest of Jesus, he presents a stark contrast between those who think they have it all and those who have nothing. Which group is which? The answer may surprise you.

  • 26. Looking To The End Times

    Contributed on Jul 9, 2012
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    There is a lot of excitement generated in the Christian community around the return of Jesus. Jesus' men were excited too, but what Jesus tells them is not a timeline or series of events, but how they should act while waiting. It's good advise for us too

  • 27. Ultimate Worship - Ultimate Betrayal

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2012
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    It is at the darkest part of the night that a light shines the brightest. As we come to Mark 13 we see hope at the end of a terrible time in earth's history, when the lights will dim for the coming King. Then we see the path to that event beginning as the

  • 28. Intimacy & Agony

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2012

    How do you handle impending doom? You know, those times when something bad is happening and it's about to get much worse? Jesus faced the ultimate in impending doom in the Garden of Gethsemane. How He handled it is a model for us in times of difficulty.

  • 29. Betrayal

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2012
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    Many times when we look at the portion of Mark 14 involving the arrest and trial of Jesus we focus on Judas - the betrayer. But Mark shows us that many more than Judas betrayed Jesus that night, and it shows us how short we fall and how great our Savior r

  • 30. The Darkest Day

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2012
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    The death of Jesus Christ is at the same time the deepest darkest day in human history and the beginning of the most promising era in human history. Though the physical agony great, the spiritual agony was even greater for our Lord.

  • 31. Jesus Died In Weakness

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2012
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    Weakness is not something valued by our culture or this age. But the death of Jesus shows us the strength we can all find in the weakest of moments.

  • 32. What Happened On The Cross?

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2012
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    What exactly happened on the cross of Jesus Christ? What did it mean then and what does it mean to me now? Is is just a mascot, a symbol, or something much much more?

  • 33. Jesus The Sneaky Savior

    Contributed on Sep 3, 2012

    The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most important even in human history. Coming down from that global perspective, what does the resurrection mean to me? That's the question we'll talk about as we conclude our study in Mark's gospel.