Mark

Mark

Jesus: Man for all Mankind

We look at the civil trial that Jesus undergoes as the Jews seek to bring Him to Pilate, the Roman authority, so that he would find fault and issue the death penalty. Pilate however marvels at such a Man who endured so much and kept moving with a resolved focus of the cross. Bible Text: Mark 15:1-21

Disputed, Dismissed, & Denied

Jesus is led away from the Garden of Gethsemane where his unjust trial begins. False accusations are given, but none of the witnesses can line their stories up. Finally Jesus admits that He is God, and allows the religious leaders to charge Him with blasphemy. It’s what must happen for Him to go to the cross. Jesus is in full control. We conclude with the story of Peter’s…

Panicked or Praying?

In this passage we look at the Proud, the Praying, and the Panicked. In the midst of overconfidence and panic, Jesus teaches the importance of prayer. It’s a crucial time in Jesus’ life as He prepares for the cross, yet He takes time to go the Father. A priority that should be followed in every believer. Bible Text: Mark 14:27-52

Passover Plotting & Preparing

As Jesus prepares to lay His life down on the cross during Passover, we look at the plotting taking place and the preparation being done for His sacrifice. It’s a contrast between the evil work of His enemies, and the loving devotion of those who truly believe in Him. Mark 14:1-26

Quarreling Questions – part 2

Jesus continues on fielding questions from the religious establishment, but in our passage here, He turns things around on them. A question is sent their way to expand their thinking on who Jesus is. We can’t limit who God is. Bible Text: Mark 12:28-44

Quarrelling Questions

Ever been asked a question where you know the person is not looking for truth, but rather to try and corner you? This is what’s happening as the religious leaders amp up their attack against Jesus and try and find a fault or accusation against Him. They come up with 3 questions that they think will trap Him. But Jesus is to wise, and gives them, and us, a great answer…

The Parable of the Vineyard

As the religious leaders continue to critique and question Jesus, He shares with them a story that reveals what God has done for them, and how they themselves have handled it. It’s the gospel message wrapped up in a great parable. Have you rejected or received Jesus? Bible Text: Mark 12:1-12