Sermon Series
  • 1. Beginnings Of Mark

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2023

    Gospel according to Mark leads to the Christian faith in Christ. It brings the connectivity between the Old Testament and New Testament, between the Nation Israel and the Church.

    Mark 1:1: ‘The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.’ John Mark (Author) John Mark was a son of Mary who gave her a home for the church to assemble (Acts 12;12). He was in the garden of Gethsemane during the betrayal of Jesus and ran away without dress (Mark 14:51-52). He was more

  • 2. Mark Connects Ot & Nt

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2023

    The real connectivity between Judaism and Christianity took place through the Gospel writers. He established his purpose for writing this Gospel. It’s not for telling some stories about Jesus Christ and the conflicts between Jesus and the Leaders of Judaism and Romans.

    Mark 1:2-3 Mark connects OT & NT Introduction: The real connectivity between Judaism and Christianity took place through the Gospel writers. As we understood last week that Mark was the earliest and the first Gospel accepted by the Canon of the Church. So, he established his purpose for more

  • 3. Jesus And John In Mark

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2023

    Jesus and John are relatives, blood relatives but never gave importance to worldly relationship. They enjoyed the spiritual benefits.

    Mark 1:4-13 Jesus and John, the Baptist in Mark John: According to Flavius Josephus, the Jewish Historian, ‘John the Baptist was a good man who commanded the Jews to exercise virtue, both as to righteousness towards one another, and piety toward God.’ John the Baptist was born under Herod the more

  • 4. Kingdom Of God

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2023

    The word Gospel means the proclamation of salvation available in Christ. It is also the proclamation and inauguration of the Kingdom of God (Mark 1:15). Kingdom of God lives in hearts of the believers than the boundaries of the universe.

    Mark 1:14-15, 4:26-34 Kingdom of God in Mark Kingdom of God: Kingdom: The word (basileia comes from basileus = a sovereign, king, monarch) denotes sovereignty, royal power, kingship, royal rule, and dominion. Involved in the term is the sovereign authority of a ruler, the activity of ruling, and more

  • 5. Disciples In Mark

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2023

    This study tries to explain the attitude of the Disciples of Christ. From day one they misunderstood, wrongly reacted and worst acted against him. Continued to study to have deeper understanding.

    Text: Mark 1:16-20, 3:16-19 Theme: Jesus and Disciples in Mark Disciple: The word Greek word for Disciple is ‘mathetes.‘ It means a ‘learner’ or ‘follower’ who accepts and follows the views and practices of a teacher. The list of disciples found in Mark 3:16-19. These twelve disciples were more

  • 6. Miracles In Mark

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2023

    This study will help you to know the different types of miracles performed by Jesus, it will help you to understand the purpose of the miracle accounts, and will help you to know the connection between faith and prayer and miracles.

    Mark 1:21-34 Miracles in Mark Definition: Easton's Bible Dictionary says a miracle is "an event in the external world brought about by the immediate agency or the simple volition of God, operating without the use of means capable of being discerned by the senses, and designed to more

  • 7. Pillars Of Cloud And Fire

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2023

    God shows through this lesson that he does not hide his will from us but God is for us, God is in us, and God is with us as he was with the Israelites in the wilderness. He personally provides direction, and guidance, where to go, and when to go there.

    Text: Exodus 13:21-22 Theme: The Pillar of Cloud & Fire Introduction: The Pillar of Cloud and Fire was a miracle. It was the sign of the tender care of the Lord God. God was their deliverer while they were captives, he was a guide while they were pilgrims. The Persians and Greeks used fire more

  • 8. Jesus And His Family

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2023

    Bible is silent about the description of the family of Jesus. However, there are a few references to Joseph, Mary, and her children to learn a few things about the family of Jesus. Jesus was pictured as a young man walking to the Jordan for Baptism and nothing else is known to us.

    Mark 3:20-35 Jesus and His Family in Mark FAMILY OF JESUS: Bible is silent about the description of the family of Jesus. However, there are a few references to Joseph, Mary, and her children that help us to learn a few things about the family of Jesus. Jesus was pictured as a young man walking to more

  • 9. Jesus And Women

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2023

    Reading of the Gospel according to Mark, inspires and motivates us to know the value of women. Jesus had tender heart and compassionate eyes upon them. He healed them, and forgiven them to live a happy life.

    Mark 7:24-30 Jesus and Women in Mark Jesus and Women in Mark Women are prominent in the story of Christ Jesus. They are mentioned in no less than sixteen contexts. (Fabian Ekwunife Ezenwa). He was born of a woman, had numerous interactions with women, and was seen first by women after his more

  • 10. Jesus And Creation

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2023

    Paul says that for by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities, all things have been created through Him and for Him (Colossians 1:16). Jesus Christ is the creator.

    Mark 4:35-41 Jesus and the creations Creation: Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” But, John 1:1 “In the beginning was the Word.” THAT WORD WAS CHRIST. Christ created and sustains the world. In the book of Hebrews, we read that He is the Son through whom God more

  • 11. Jesus And Parables

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2023

    Jesus was an excellent teacher and guru. He used all the available sources to teach the high values of the Kingdom of God. Every parable is unique and admirable to know the wisdom of God.

    Mark 4:1-21 Parables in Mark Definition of the Parable: The Catholic Encyclopedia explains, “The word parable (Hebrew mashal; Syrian mathla, Greek parabole) signifies in general a comparison, or a parallel, by which one thing is used to illustrate another (ref: Aleteia). The Greek word Parabole more

  • 12. Healings In Mark

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2023

    Jesus the healer has done freely to the public, disciples, believers and to everyone who came to him. Even today, he heals all those who come to him. He heals the Body and soul. He sooths the spirit to betterment.

    Mark 1:29-34 Healings in Mark JEHOVAH RAPHA THE LORD YOUR HEALER is one of the titles of Yahweh. The word Rapha refers to the Physical healing (Genesis 20:17, James 5:16), repairing the deformities by physicians (Genesis 50:2), emotional healing (Jeremiah 6:14), purification of the deadly things more

  • 13. Transfiguration Of Jesus

    Contributed on Apr 11, 2023

    Transfiguration of Jesus is a spiritual experience for the Disciples. We can't stay in ecstatic realms but come into reality of struggles and fight for the existence of self and others. Jesus always leads into every level of life.

    Lesson 13 Mark 9:2-13 Transfiguration in Mark INTRODUCTION The Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox churches celebrate it as a festival on August 6. It was declared a universal feast of the Western church by Pope Callistus III in 1457. The feast was included in the English Prayer Book in 1561 more

  • 14. Jesus And Children In Mark

    Contributed on Apr 11, 2023

    Children are gifts from the Lord. We have always challenges before them. We need to set examples as well as teach life values, above all Christ in their lives. Do child evangelism through every way you can.

    Lesson 13 Mark 10:13-16 Jesus and Children in Mark CHILDREN IN OT PERSPECTIVE: The Old Testament talks about the importance of raising children to love and worship God (Deuteronomy 6:7, Proverbs 22:6). Parents are reminded that children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3-5). Children are more

  • 15. Jesus And Youth

    Contributed on Apr 20, 2023

    Young people slowly turn away from the Church. They loose interest in Christ. They feel boredom in the preaching of pastors, even a young man had that problem in Mark. A little further walk with Christ could have given him a great light. Where are you today, O young man?

    Lesson 15 Mark 10:17-23 Jesus and Youth in Mark “Remember your Creator in the days of your youth” (Ecclesiastes 12:1). Someone needs to remind them to remember. “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.” (Psalm 119:9). “It is good for a man that he bears the more

  • 16. Crowd In The Mark

    Contributed on May 15, 2023

    Mark helps us see that Jesus didn’t come simply to draw crowds; He didn’t come to attract fans; He came to call disciples. The great crowd heard that he had been teaching with astounding authority, healing sick people, casting out demons.

    Mark 3:7-12 Jesus and the Crowd in Mark Crowd ????? (Ochlos): The word Okolo’s is translated as Crowd (87), crowds (47), gathering (1), many (1), mob (1), multitude (3), multitudes (1), number of people (1), numbers (2), people (27) in New Testament. This word refers to, a casual collection of more

  • 17. Jesus And Politics In Mark

    Contributed on May 15, 2023

    Politics has always been a dirty subject, creating controversy and heated reactions. And that was true even in the time of Christ. Nothing in His teachings gives even the slightest hint that He had any political involvement.

    Mark 12:13-17 Jesus and Politics in Mark Introduction: There is nothing recorded in the New Testament about Jesus Christ speaking out against any of the political issues of His day. Nothing in His teachings gives even the slightest hint that He had any political involvement. John MacArthur, in more

  • 18. Jesus And The Cross In Mark

    Contributed on May 15, 2023

    Jesus endured the cross, despising the shame (Hebrews 12:2) He surrendered his mortal body according to John 10:18, Just as he said: “No one takes [my life] away from me, but I lay it down of my own free will...” The cross is not a religious symbol but an instrument of death.

    Mark 15:34-37 Jesus and the Cross in Mark Introduction: According to Mark, the "theology of the cross" (theologia crucis) is the only way to achieve glory by way of rejection and the cross as explained in the divine parabola in Philippians 2:5 by Apostle Paul. Mark is silent about the more

  • 19. Resurrection Of Jesus In Mark

    Contributed on May 15, 2023

    he woman went to the tomb when the sun had risen (Mark 16:2) to signify an arrival of a new day and a new age. In Mark, Jesus is primarily human, though elevated to his rightful place at God’s right hand (Mark 16:19).

    Mark 16 Resurrection Narrative in Mark Introduction: The Gospel of Mark presents Jesus Christ as the Son of God (Mark 1:1). He divides his presentation into two parts; in the first half, Peter confesses that Jesus is Christ (Mark 8:29), and in the second half, a Roman centurion confesses that more