The Resurrection and You – Easter 2017

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 Intro – We are shaped by history.                            A word to the skeptic                            A word to the ambivalent   Rom. 4:25 He (Jesus) was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification 5:1 ¶          Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, […]

A Scandal and a Marvel  

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Mark 6:1-6a  I. A Scandal – they were offended v.1-4     A. They were offended by his education     B. They were offended by his questionable birth.     C. They were offended by his ordinariness.  II. A Marvel – Jesus Marveled at their Unbelief v.5-6

THE BATTLE WITH LEGION  

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                      Mark 5:1-20  A Tormented Soul Evil Spirits The Complexity of our Brokenness The Growth of Evil  A Triumphant Savior The Power of Jesus The Identity of Jesus The Mission of Jesus  A Testimony that Spread

The Sprouting Seed and the Mustard Seed

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   Kingdom Parables Pt.2              Mark 4:21-25   Intro: The Nature of a Kingdom The Parable of the Sprouting Seed A. Focus is growth B. God Brings about the harvest        The kingdom doesn’t come the way the disciples expect.        The kingdom doesn’t come the way we expect. The […]

One Seed & Four Soils

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Mark 4:1-20   Intro – How do you grow Spiritually? I. A Hard Heart II. A Shallow Heart III. A Strangled Heart The Worries of this World The Deceitfulness of Riches IV. A Receptive Heart The Seed goes deep The Seed Multiplies

An Eternal Sin and Eternal Family

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I. An Eternal Sin   Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, is not just unbelief but unashamed unbelief that arises not from    ignorance of what is true but in defiance of what    one knows beyond doubt to be true. It is not mere    denial, but determined denial; not mere rejection,      but wanton, […]