Sermons on Mark (Page 3)
Mark 10:13-16 Followers of Jesus trusted Jesus Disciples were trying to protect Jesus Jesus saw their concern as an obstacle Jesus taught the Disciples how to be followers God wants to adopt more children. As followers, let’s bring them to Jesus. Place your trust in Him Lay down judgement Ask questions Nothing held back
Mark 10:1-12 The Pharisees tried to trap Jesus The Pharisees had hard hearts Jesus trapped the Pharisees Jesus opened the book on commitment With a hard heart we try to trap Jesus, while He gladly resides in a committed heart. Put Christ first Lay down your idols An open book marriage Needs to be met
Scripture: Mark 9:42-50 Children are a blessing Children are a responsibility Our bodies are a blessing Our bodies are a responsibility Irresponsibility with God’s blessing brings an eternal curse Prayer and God’s Word List the things you want your kids to learn Action Never miss a teaching opportunity
Mark 9:38-41 Jesus’ name is powerful Jesus’ name makes witnesses Jesus’ name brings rewards Philippians 2:9-10
Mark 9:30-37 Jesus teaches the Disciples – 9:30-32 Jesus defines himself Jesus defines his role Jesus defines his victory What did the Disciples not understand? – 9:33-37 True greatness True humility True acceptance Greatness is defined at the cross!
Mentality of a Disciple (Mark 1:16-20) Stop Drop Roll Behavior of a Disciple (John 21:15-22) Listen Ask Learn Mission of a Disciple (Acts 16:11-15) Depart Deliver Duplicate
Mark 8:31-9:1 1. Set the Aperture – Jesus lets in the right amount of light into the disciple’s lives. 2. Out of Focus – Peter’s blurry vision 3. Zoom in – Take a closer look at what it means to follow Jesus.
Mark 8:22-30 Mark gives us a double take of Jesus’ ministry. Jesus gives us a double take of instruction. Peter gives us the first and only take on Jesus’ true identity.
Mark 8:1-21 Compassion is caring for others Faith is belief there will be enough Understanding is knowledge of the perfection of Christ within the broken pieces The Pharisees tested Jesus because they didn’t believe The Pharisees wanted a sign of power Jesus’ answer is compassion The disciples were focused on the physical Jesus says to focus on the Spiritual Conclusion: It is time to re-focus!
Mark 7:24-37 The message spread to the Gentiles Jesus tested the Gentiles The Gentiles proved their faith We confront the mess by… Opening our ears Loosening our tongue