Beginnings: In the Beginning, God…

This week we began a new sermon series, “Beginnings: A Study of Genesis 1-3” As discussed on Sunday, Genesis 1-3 lays the foundation for everything we believe. Without these three chapters, we would not have the Bible because all of the Scriptures are built on the basis of the truths...

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Who Is This Jesus? God’s Promised Savior

It has been said that our current generation is filled with “Saturday’s Children”.  This, of course, is an evangelical way of looking at things because Saturday is in reference to the day after the resurrection.  In short, Saturday’s Children are people who are lost, looking for a savior.  In viewing the landscape of our culture,...

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Who Is This Jesus? God’s Perfect Sacrifice

As we have moved through the gospel of Mark we have seen Jesus do some incredible things.  His wisdom, teachings, healings and miracles have all pointed to Jesus’ true identity as Savior.  But all of that was secondary to Jesus’ larger mission, to reconcile the world to God.  This was...

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Who Is This Jesus? Jesus is Faithful

As Mark continues his gospel, what becomes clear in 14:26-72 is the contrast between the person of Jesus and His followers.  Jesus is faithful while His followers are anything but.  What is clearly an emphasis of Mark is this truth: Jesus is faithful in all things.  Looking at this, these two...

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Who Is This Jesus? God’s Perfect Plan

We have spent 6 months working through the Gospel of Mark.  But all that Mark writes about leads to the final three chapters and the Passion Narrative.  It’s here that we see the climax not only of the book of Mark, but the Bible as a whole.  The entire Old...

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Who Is This Jesus? Faithful Perseverance

As we continue to press through the gospel of Mark, we come to a passage where Jesus speaks candidly with His disciples about the destruction of the temple and His eventual return.  This tension that is created in this leads us to this truth: Faithful perseverance moves us to a readiness...

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Who Is This Jesus? Who’s in Charge?

Who’s in charge of your life?  That may seem like an odd question, but who is ultimately in charge of your life?  The authority Jesus has in my life, will determine my response to Him all things.  To the degree that Jesus is in control of my life is the...

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