Sermon Series
  • 1. Seperate And Distinct

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 10:13-16 about not hindering children from the Kingdom

    Text: Mark 10:13-16, Title: Separate and Distinct, Date/Place: NRBC, 3/2/08, PM A. Opening illustration: A.W. Tozer says that people who are crucified with Christ have three distinct marks: 1. They are facing only one direction, 2. They can never turn back, and 3. They no longer have plans of more

  • 2. Going Through The Big D

    Contributed on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 10:1-12 regarding Jesus’ statements on marriage and divorce

    Text: Mark 10:1-12, Title: Going Through the Big “D,” Date/Place: NRBC, 2/24/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Preview with pastoral warning and assurance of care and openness to hearing differing viewpoints, Snapshot of marriage in America, from Covenant Marriage by Fred Lowry, p. 18, Why is it more

  • 3. One Thing Lacked

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 10:17-31 about the demands of the gospel upon life and our inability to merit eternal life

    Text: Mark 10:17-31, Title: The One Thing Lacked, Date/Place: NRBC, 3/9/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Talk about the “one thing” in the movie City Slickers, “The call to follow Jesus does not constitute an additional obligation in life, but rather judges, replaces, and subordinates all more

  • 4. Determined Discipleship

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 10:32-34 about the implications and example of Jesus related to discipleship

    Text: Mark 10:32-34, Title: Determined Discipleship, Date/Place: NRBC, 4/6/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Explain the choosing of a disciple in Jesus’ day, "Utterly ordinary, so commonplace: while we profess to know a power the 20th century cannot reckon with. We are all sideliners, coaching and more

  • 5. The Life Of A Leading Disciple

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 10:35-45 about discipleship and leadership

    Text: Mark 10:35-45, Title: The Life of a Leading Disciple, Date/Place: NRBC, 4/13/08, PM A. Opening illustration: A Sunday School teacher told her class of 2nd graders the story found in Luke 16 of the Rich man and Lazarus. How that when they were here upon the earth the rich man had everything more

  • 6. Blind Discipleship

    Contributed on Apr 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 10:46-52 about lessons regarding discipleship from the life of Bartimeus

    Text: Mark 10:46-52, Title: Blind Discipleship, Date/Place: NRBC, 4/27/08, PM A. Opening illustration: tell about Gordon Dykes preaching B. Background to passage: Mark continues with his discipleship theme, after several passages teaching about discipleship, he gives us an example. Bartimaeus is more

  • 7. Who Is Jesus?

    Contributed on May 26, 2008

    Exposition of Mark 11:1-11 about what Jesus thought about himself and what the crowds thought of him during the triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

    Text: Mark 11:1-8, Title: Who is Jesus? Date/Place: NRBC, 5/18/08, PM A. Opening illustration: words to Kathy Trocolli’s song, I Call Him Love, B. Some called Him a prophet Some called Him a saint Some couldn’t believe their eyes Or the words He had to say Some called Him crazy Some more

  • 8. Failure To Satisfy

    Contributed on May 30, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 11:12-26 about Jesus’ condemnation of hypocrisy and affirmation of genuine faith

    Text: Mark 11:12-26, Title: Failure to Satisfy, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/1/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Hypocrite: Someone who complains there is too much sex and violence on his VCR. One of the subjects I taught was physical science for learning disabled kids. It was hard to get them motivated to more

  • 9. Authorized Personnel Only

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 11:27-33 about the authority of Jesus and its source

    Text: Mark 11:27-33, Title: Authorized Personnel Only, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/28/08, PM A. Opening illustration: All the signs that say “authorized personnel only,” the ones at the Jacksonville Zoo that said “only snakes and authorized humans.” And those signs on interstate more

  • 10. Renters From Hell

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 12:1-12 about the parable of the vineyard and the tenets who would not give up the fruit of the vineyard and killed the son of the owner

    Text: Mark 12:1-12, Title: Renters from Hell, Date/Place: NRBC, 10/5/08, PM A. Opening illustration: the hummingbirds at the feeder becoming defensive and possession of what is theirs, when in reality it is mine, I bought it, I hung it, cooked the food, filled it up, and maintain more

  • 11. Economics, Politics, And Religion

    Contributed on Oct 15, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 12:13-17 about Jesus’ confrontation with Pharisees over the taxes issue

    Text: Mark 12:13-17, Title: Economics, Politics, and Religion, Date/Place: 10/12/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Lots of really dumb things have been carried out in the name of these three B. Background to passage: this is during Jesus’ final week in Jerusalem, and He has just told the parable more

  • 12. You're Way Off, Dude!

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2008

    Exposition of Mark 12:18-27 regarding the Sadducees and their question about marriage, resurrection, and the afterlife

    Text: Mark 12:18-27, Title: You’re Way Off, Dude, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/2/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Sunday School conversation that we were having about how we act and specifically what we say around really smart or really godly people… B. Background to passage: This is the second of four more

  • 13. Religion In A Nutshell

    Contributed on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 12:28-34 about the greatest commandment of Jesus

    Text: Mark 12:28-34, Title: Religion in a Nutshell, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/9/08, PM A. Opening illustration: in 1602, when Shakespeare had Hamlet declare, "O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count my self a King of infinite space." That song Center of the Mark, B. Background to passage: more

  • 14. I'll Have A Combo

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 12:35-40 regarding correct doctrine combined with correct living

    Text: Mark 12:35-40, Title: I’ll Have the Combo, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/23/08, AM A. Opening illustration: talk about going to Wendy’s and getting to select your side item in your combo meal to make it what you want, and how many restaurants are going to this idea, b/c everybody like to more

  • 15. Spiritual Economics

    Contributed on Dec 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 12:41-44 about the giving and the widow

    Text: Mark 12:41-44, Title: Spiritual Economics, Date/Place: NRBC, 12/28/08, PM A. Opening illustration: W. A. Criswell tells of an ambitious young man who told his pastor he’d promised God a tithe of his income. They prayed for God to bless his career. At that time he was making $40.00 per week more

  • 16. Signs Of The Times

    Contributed on Jan 8, 2009
    based on 11 ratings

    Exposition of Mark 13:5-23 regarding Jesus’ Olivet Discourse about the coming tribulation and the last days.

    Text: Mark 13:5-23, Title: Signs of the Times, Date/Place: 1/11/09, PM A. Opening illustration: A priest and a rabbi from local parishes were standing by the side of the road holding up signs. The rabbi’s read, "The End is Near!" The priest, on the other side of the road, held up a sign which more

  • 17. The Second Coming Of Christ

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 13:24-27 with more questions than answers about Christ’s return in Mark and Revelation 19

    SE020407 DESPERATE HOUSEHOLDS 1. Communication Looking down Wisteria Lane, we find perfect homes in a quiet suburb. But the whole show is about finding out things are not always what they seem. - Susan, the divorcee and single mom who will go to extraordinary lengths for love, or more

  • 18. Redbuds, Baseball, And Turkeys Gobbling

    Contributed on Jan 29, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Mark 13:28-37 about the conclusion of the Olivet Discourse and its main application to watch and pray for the end is near

    Text: Mark 13:28-37, Title: Redbuds, Baseball, & Turkeys Gobblin’, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/1/09, PM A. Opening illustration: Redbuds, Baseball, & Turkeys Gobblin’ B. Background to passage: this is the closing of the Olivet Discourse, except for the portions found in Matthew 24-25. And most of them more