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  • The Beginning Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 27, 2021

    Mark is the only one who tells us that our Savior was a carpenter. Mark tells us more about our Lord's emotions than the other Gospels. He brings Jesus closer to us as a man of like feelings.

    The painter Lundwig Richter, tells in his memoirs of how he and three friends set out to paint the same landscape. They each were committed to produce as accurately as possible what they saw. Nevertheless, the result was four different pictures, as different as the four personalities of the more

  • Objective And Subjective Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 27, 2021

    We learn a valuable lesson from this reality of the conflict between subjective and objective truth. The lesson is this: The objective truth always has priority over the subjective.

    How wrong can the experts be? Let's look at history and see. Daryl F. Zanuck, who was head of 20th Century Fox, back in 1946 said, "TV won't be able to hold on to any market after the first 6 months-people will soon tire at staring at a plywood box every night." Marshall Foch of more

  • John The Greatest Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 18, 2021

    It is of interest to note that John was the first person to recognize that Jesus came into the world to give His life as a sacrifice. He saw Jesus coming toward him and he said, "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world."

    It takes all kinds to make a world is an old cliché, and like many old clichés there is a lot of truth to it. God so made our physical world that it just won't work without differences. Issac Asimov points out that energy can only be turned into work when you find it in greater more

  • The Authority Of Jesus: An Exposition Of Mark 1:21-28

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 24, 2021
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    Most people concentrate on the exorcism of the unclean spirit as the demonstration of Jesus' power and authority. Rather we should concentrate on the authority of His teaching.

    The Authority of Jesus: An Exposition of Mark 1:21-28 From the moment Jesus entered into the synagogue, it was apparent that things were different. As He began to teach them, they became increasingly aware that Jesus was no ordinary Rabbi. We wished we could know what Jesus taught that morning. more

  • John And Jesus

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Jan 21, 2021

    Both John and Jesus were obedient to the calling God gave them.

    John and Jesus Mark 1: 4 - 11 Intro: A young American engineer was sent to Ireland for 2 years by his company. He and his fiancé vowed that upon his return they would be married. As time drug on, the girl became worried that her fiancé would not be able to resist the beautiful Irish more

  • New Beginnings

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Jan 11, 2021

    Jesus' baptism marked the beginning of his ministry. Our baptism also lays the foundation for our lives of faith.

    January 10, 2021 Baptism of Our Lord Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Mark 1:4-11 New Beginnings Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. Jesus’ baptism. We mark this event every year on the first Sunday of Epiphany. Epiphany more

  • The Baptism Of Jesus -The Voice Of God

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Jan 6, 2021
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    Jesus steps into the water, for a baptism He didn’t need, to save people who didn’t deserve it. He was implementing God’s plan to save people. How we through the Holy Spirit hear the same voice of God

    In Jesus Holy Name January 10, 2021 Text: Mark 1:4,9 Epiphany Redeemer “Water and the Voice of God” In November 2010, a wedding party in Gle-nel’g, Australia, was unexpectedly called into more

  • Jesus' Baptism

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jan 5, 2021

    Why did Jesus get baptized? What can we learn from Jesus’ baptism? Let’s look at what the Father, Son and Holy Spirit did at Jesus' baptism in Mark 1:4-11.

    Prelude: Why did Jesus get baptized? Purpose: What can we learn from Jesus’ baptism? Plan: Let’s look at what the Father, Son and Holy Spirit did at Jesus' baptism in Mark 1:4-11. Baptism with the Holy Spirit Mark 1:8 I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy more

  • You Are My Son, The Beloved

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 2, 2021

    Because the Father loves the Son and calls Him "beloved," we who are in Christ are beloved also.

  • Jesus In Real Time Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Jan 1, 2021

    Jesus is not an idea or concept, but a man Peter knew, the Son of God through the Spirit, and the Messiah. Through Jesus, we are adopted as children of God, and filled with the Spirit as Jesus was.

    JESUS IN REAL TIME—Mark 1:1-13 Who is Jesus? The name “Jesus” evokes mental images about God, religion, ethics, or personal faith. Some of those images might be warm and fuzzy, while some might be dark and dreary. Some might be reflections of personal ideals and biases—a Jesus who supports the more

  • " An Introduction To Mark's Gospel" Series

    Contributed by Donald Whitchard on Dec 31, 2020

    This is the first of a series of messages on Mark's account of the life and ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ. It will focus on the background, theme, purpose, and testimony of those who were changed by the message and compassion of Jesus, both then and now.

    The testimonies of the Early Church Fathers (A.D. 100-400) affirm that the man known as John Mark, first introduced in the book of Acts as a traveling companion of the Apostle Paul and his associate Barnabas, was the author of the Gospel that bears his name. John Mark was also known as the more

  • Batteries Not Included #2 Peace Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Dec 14, 2020
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    Real peace is not possible without the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

    Last week, we began a new series entitled: Batteries Not Included. There is nothing more frustrating than wanting play with your new toys and finding out the package had this hidden line - batteries not included. Last, Sunday morning was a perfect example of the excitement of Christmas morning and more

  • The Earth Mover

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Dec 7, 2020
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    John the Baptist was a spiritual "bulldozer" calling us to move the rhythms and rhymes of this world towards God's justice.

    December 6, 2020 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Isaiah 40:1-11; Mark 1:1-8 The Earth Mover Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. “Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground more

  • Three Feet Away.

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Dec 5, 2020

    When things start to get hard, try to persevere through the adversity.

    Second Sunday of Advent. Sermon Title: Three feet away. Scripture Text: Mark 1:1-8 ILLUSTRATION: During the gold rush, a man from Ohio traveled to California. It had taken him months to get there. He had to get a claim and register it and buy tools before he could start mining. The Ohioan more

  • Taking Up The Mantle

    Contributed by Bryan Lassiter on Dec 4, 2020
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    Advent 2, 2020 We are challenged by Mark's gospel to take up the mantle of Isaiah - just like John the Baptist

    Taking up the Mantle Mark 1:1-8 Matthew has a Christmas story in which Joseph is prominent. Luke has a Christmas story. Even John has a Christmas story from a cosmic perspective where the Word became flesh. But is there a Christmas story in Mark? Let us see. From first appearances, it kinda more