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The Gospel of Mark

Mark, in this opening chapter, you will remember, is introducing us to the ministry of the Lord Jesus that was beginning in the region of Galilee. In verses 14 and 15, we saw a marvelous little summary of the content of His preaching. He told all who heard Him that “the kingdom is at hand.” The King has come. The kingdom was breaking into the world, invading the...

The Gospel of Mark

According to the ancient traditions of the church, John Mark, the author of Mark’s gospel, served the church in Rome with the apostle Peter. And Mark wrote down, after Peter died, the substance of his catechesis, his teaching. And that became the first of the gospels. So when Mark wrote Mark’s gospel, he was writing something entirely novel and new. No one had ever written a gospel before...

But about a month and a half ago I looked and I noticed, (A) It was falling on Palm Sunday – and it’s always hard to decide what to preach on a one-off message. You know it’s a lot easier when you’re preaching through a Bible book you know you’ve got to preach the next passage. But when you’re coming in one-off, what are you going to do...

What is it that drives you? We’re going to come back to that question in just a little while, but for now, what motivates you? Why do we do the things that we do and pursue the goals that we pursue? What occupies our thoughts when we have moments when we are not distracted? It seems like a pretty basic question, doesn’t it? But I would guess that...

First of all, think with me about the Savior that we need. The story goes that one day the great 18th  century, nonconformist preacher and hymn-writer, Augustus Toplady, was traveling along the gorge of Burrington Combe in the Mendip Hills near the village of Blagdon in England where he had been preaching when he was suddenly caught in a terrible storm. And as the wind and the rain...

God Reigns

Now if you would please, take a copy of Holy Scripture and turn with me in it to the book of Exodus, chapter 19; Exodus chapter 19. If you are using one of our church Bibles you’ll find that on page 60. We are going back to our ongoing series studying the book of Exodus. We’ve come to a section that will occupy our attention for the next...

Please turn with me in your Bibles to 1 Samuel chapter 16.  1 Samuel chapter 16; it begins on page 238 in your church Bible.  And just before we read, something to consider. 

Seeking Significance in the External Things of this World

Many of you know this, but I have a three month old son named Marshall and since Marshall’s...

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