Sermons on Mark
Response (#4 of 5 in the “Good News” Sermon Series)
We see 2 main calls to respond to the gospel in Scripture: repent and believe (Mark 1:14-15, Acts 2:37-38, Acts 20:21). We need to understand what both of these responses to the good news means. Listen above to think about what the Bible has to say about this. Two main truths begin to emerge: 1) The Bible tells us to turn from our rebellion against God [repentance]. 2) The Bible tells us to turn to God in faith in Jesus…
People Don’t Rise From the Dead–But Jesus Did! So People Do!
We can trust that the Bible has been reliably passed down to us. Learn more about how the Bible has been preserved for us over the centuries, while we also focus on Jesus’ resurrection. The women were freaked out in Mark 16:8 when the angel told them Jesus had risen from the dead because people don’t rise from the dead. But Jesus did. And because Jesus did, people who believe in Him do! Sermon 59 on the Gospel of Mark,…
The Son of God is Buried – Mark 15:40-47
Why is it important that Jesus was really dead? Who are the 3 eyewitness groups in the Gospel of Mark who saw that he was really dead? Listen to the Sunday, June 17 sermon here! The following Sunday (June 24) sermon on the Resurrection of Jesus, “The Son of God Rises from the Dead,” is not available due to a technical recording error. Due to this, the sermon manuscript is available below (for June 24, “The Resurrection of Jesus”): The…
The Son of God is Killed – Mark 15:33-39
The Son of God Is Tortured – Mark 15:20-32
Mark 15:20-32 “It wasn’t the nails that kept Jesus there. It was love.” -Sally Lloyd-Jones, The Jesus Storybook Bible We see in Jesus’ crucifixion both His love and His lordship.
3 Reasons Jesus Came to Die – Mark 15:15-20
Mark 15:15-20 Why did Jesus die is a really important question. We can accept that He did die without being saved. But we can’t be saved without understanding why He died.
Is Jesus Your King? – Mark 15:1-15
Pilate asked the question that every human being must answer, “What shall I do with Him whom you call King of the Jews?” What are you going to do with Jesus? That is why I ask, “Is Jesus your King?”
The Judge is Judged – Mark 14:53-65
Mark 14:53-65 Jesus is saying to the high priest, “Today I stand before you—but there is coming a day when you will stand before Me in judgment! When you woke up this morning, did you remember that Jesus stands at the right hand of the Father for you if you know Him as your Savior? Mom who feels like a failure for whatever reason, did you remember this morning that Jesus stands right now by the Father’s side to intercede…
Betrayed Yet In Charge – Mark 14:43-52
Mark 14:43-52 God didn’t take a day off from being God when Jesus was arrested.
A Tale of Two Gardens ~ Mark 14:32-42
The recording begins about 7 minutes into the sermon. Mark 14:32-42 The first Adam was in a perfect garden in a perfect world and he failed. The second Adam, Jesus, was in a garden in anguish, in an imperfect world, and he watched and prayed. He chose the Father’s will. He triumphed so that you and I can sit here today as forgiven men and women who are going to Heaven.
From Failure to Forgiveness
Mark 14:27-31, 14:66-72 with John 21 How many times was it that Peter fell asleep in the Garden of Gethsemane when Jesus told him to pray and watch? 3 times. Peter couldn’t do it, so Jesus did it for him. How many times was it that Peter denied Jesus during Jesus’ trial? 3 times. Peter couldn’t do it, so Jesus made the confession of who He is for him. How many times was it that Jesus told Peter to feed…