Contributed on Feb 25, 2007
Jesus meets, heals and saves a demon filled man, who then became a good preacher for his Master.
MARK 5:1-20 THE LORD OVER DEMONS I. THE ACCURSED: * Mark 5:1-6 A. His Abode 5:2 B. His Actions 5:3-5 C. His Adoration 5:6 II. THE ANARCHY: ** Mark 5:7-13 A. The Anomaly 5:7-11 B. The Appeal 5:12 C. The ...read more
Contributed on Mar 3, 2007
To attribute to Satan what God has done and does is a sin with no forgiveness.
MARK 3:22-30 THE UNPARDONABLE SIN I. CONFRONTATION: * Mark 3:22 A. Concurrence. B. Charge. C. Contempt. II. COUNTEREVIDENCE:** Mark 3:23-27 A. Confrontation. 3:23 B. Contradiction. 3:24-26 C. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 4, 2007
Jesus invited some people to "Pass over the sea" with Him; He still invites all of us to "Pass over the sea of our lives with Him" to the Other Shore-Heaven."
MARK 4:35-41 LET US PASS OVER I. INVITATION: * Mark 4:35-36 A. Inviter. 4:35 B. Ingratitude. 4:36 C. Interested. 4:36 II. IMPEDIMENT: ** Mark 4:37-38 A. Immensity. 4:37 B. Inundating. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 11, 2007
Although Jesus needed some R and R by sailing away to a different location on the lake, He wound up ministering to the needy multitude, by puting others first and Himself last.
MARK 6:30-34 WEARY WAYFARERS WELCOMED I. RESPECTFUL: Mark 6:30-32 A. Receiving. B. Remonstrated. C. Retreating? Mark 6:32 II. RABBLE: Mark 6:33 A. Recognized. B. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2007
Jesus takes somethings so small and feeds many. Although He was tired, He could not send the tired mass home-hungry, so He fed them and proved that He was no ordinary person.
MARK 6:35-44 PROVIDING PROVISIONS PRODUCES PLEASURE I. THE POVERTY: Mark 6:35-38 A. The Place 6:35 B. The Plea 6:36 C. The Pious 6:37 II. THE PROVIDING: ...read more
Contributed on Apr 17, 2007
A man is brought to Jesus who cannot hear nor speak and Jesus begins a healing process, which serves as a type of sinners needing a Divine touch of the Master’s hands
MARK 7:31, 32 DIVINE DELIVERERANCE DEFEATS DEAFNESS/DUMBNESS I. THE SUFFERER: * A. Sources. B. Stymied. C. Sustained. II. THE SYMPATHIZERS: ** A. Selective. B. Surety. C. Supplications. III. THE SINNER: *** A. Separation. B. Solitude. C. ...read more
Contributed on Apr 22, 2007
Jesus heals a man with a double curse-deafness and dumbness. Yet, the manner in which the miracle occured is miraculous in itself and it shows the tender side of the Lord of lords.
MARK 7:33-35 DEAFNESS/DUMBNESSDELIGHTFULLY DISMISSED I. THE SAVIOUR: * Mark 7:33 A. Sympathetic B. Signs C. Significance II. THE SIGHING: ** Mark 7:34 A. Suffering B. Sirens C. Satan III. THE SUCCESS: *** ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2007
Jesus healed the deaf/dumb man and then told the people not to tell anyone what they had had just seen. How different He is from the many self-seekers of today’s religious’ world.
MARK 7:36, 37 THE IMPEDIMENTS REMOVED I. STIPULATIONS: * Mark 7:36 A. Significance. B. Sensitivity. C. Spurned. II. SPECTATORS: ** Mark 7:37 A. Surprise. B. Statements. C. ...read more
Contributed on May 7, 2007
The opposition then and now wants signs from Christ before they can proclaim Him as their Lord. He refuses to give any more signs of who He is because He has given all the signs that are necesssary for anyone to beleive in Him.
MARK 8:11-13 SIGN SEEKERS SUFFOCATE SALVATION I.THE SEEKERS:* A. The Spurious. B. The Sages. C. The Sophisticated. II. THE SAVIOUR: ** A. The Sorrow. B. The Supplication. C. ...read more
Contributed on May 21, 2007
Jesus speaks some strange words about cutting off a hand, a foot and rmeoving an eye just to follow Him. Did He really maen it or was He telling us about how best to serve Him? The latter is the true answer.
MARK 9:38-50 EXCISING ERRONEOUS ENTANGLEMENTS I. EXTERNALS: * A. Energy. B. Entertainment. C. Enticement. II. EXPECTATIONS: ** A. Exhaustive. B. Exclusive. C. Edifying. III. EFFECTS: *** A. Existentiality. B. Eternally. C. Evolving. Jesus gives some strong ...read more
Contributed on Jun 3, 2007
He came running to Jesus, fell at the Master’s feet, and professed great spiritual hunger. When asked about his lateral dealings with his fellow man, he assured Jesus he was spotless and holy regarding these issues of his life.
MARK 10:17-22 A SUPPLICATING SUPPLICANT SUFFERS SHAME I. THE SUPPLICANT: * MARK 10:17, 20 A. Show. Mark 10:17 B. Sincere. Mark 10:20 C. Successful. Mark 10:20 II. THE SAVIOUR: ** MARK 10:18, 19, ...read more
Contributed on Jun 15, 2007
The Triumphal Entry of Jesus was finally accomplished. There were just days left on His earthly clock and soon He would be Home with His Father forever. While He was being hailed as the Son of David and being blest because He came in the name of the Lord,
MARK 11:1-11 ENTERING EXALTED-EXITING ENRAGED I. THE ENTRANCE: * A. Extemporaneous. B. Entitled. C. Evaluated. II. THE EXAMINATION: ** A. Encompassing. B. Eternal. C. Exacting. III. THE EXIT: *** A. Eventide. B. Exasperated. C. Extended. The Triumphal Entry ...read more
Contributed on Jun 24, 2007
What started out to be a wonderful Vineyard full of good workers who had everything at their command to produce a bountiful harvest of wine for the Master, turned sour. Good people became bad. Workers took over the Vineyard and expelled everyone else.
MARK 12:1-12 VENGEFUL VINDRESSERS VENERATE VIRULENT VIOLENCE I. THE ALLEGORY: * A. Area. B. Actions. C. Anticipation. II. THE ADVERSITY: ** A. Absence. B. Assumption. C. Acrimony. III. THE AFTERMATH: *** A. Advent. B. Anger. C. Angst Jesus leaves little to ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2007
Jesus tells His listeners some very important motifs to living a successful life for Him. He tells us to, "watch" and to "pray" and by doing as he says, our life will reflect the proper mannerisms of a dedicated Christian as we go about our daily living.
MARK 13:32-37 MIGHTY MOTIFS MOTAVATES MAGNIFICENT MANNERISMS I. THE MESSAGE: A. Mystery. B. Mandate. C. Motivation. II. THE MASTER: A, Mission. B. Method. C. Monitoring. III. THE MAJESTY: A. Multiformity. B. Momentarily. C. Momentousness. In chapter 12 ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2007
There was no one who was more outspoken for his Master than Peter. He was the one whom everyone could count on to stand for Jesus and define his faith in the one from Nazareth. After all, Peter was the "Rock." He was up front, a get in your face type.
MARK 14:66-72 INSPIRING INTENTIONS INCURRED INEFFECTIVENESS I. INIMICAL: A. Impulsiveness. B. Inexplicable. C. Impasse. II. IMPEDIMENTS: A. Immaturity. B. Isolation. C. Idle. III. INDICATIVE: A. Impertinence. B. Impatience. C. Improvements. The ...read more
Contributed on Jul 31, 2007
It is impossible to study the Easter Story without studying Barabas. However, this interesting character deserves careful study on his own. He was all the Bible said he was and more, yet, he serves as a type of every sinner who is set free because Christ
MARK 15:6-15 BARABBAS’ BANEFUL BIOGRAPHY BANISHED BRISKLY I. THE BIOGRAPHY: A. Bitterness. B. Brutality. C. Bonds. II. THE BIZARRNESS: A. Bartering. B. Balancing. C. Biasness. III. THE BLESSINGS: A. Blameless. B. Beginning. C. Beholding. Barabbas ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2007
Christ had died-this they knew. However, there were three ladies who had the idea that if they could get to the tomb, early in the morning on the first day of the week, they would give Christ a proper burial, leave and be gone before anyone knew it.
MARK 16:1-8 SURMISED, SURPRISED, STUPEFIED I.SURMISED: Mark 16:1-3 A. Seclusion. B Satisfaction. C. Shortcoming. II.SURPRISED: Mark 15:4-7 A. Situation. B. Sight. C. Salutation. III.STUPEFIED: ...read more