Category: Mark

What’s so amazing?
March 10th, 2013

Mark 1:21-28 King Nebudchadnezzar threw three men into a fire so hot the soldiers who threw Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego into the furnace were killed by the heat of the flames. (Daniel 3:24–25) Then King Nebuchadnezzar leaped to his feet in amazement and asked his advisers, “Weren’t there three men that we tied up and […]

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Encounters with Jesus: Three last opportunities
April 17th, 2011

Gospels We’ve been looking at encounters with Jesus over this period of Lent. We started with the Widow of Nain whose dead son Jesus raised to life. We followed with John’s disciples who came to Jesus asking if he was the Messiah. Then came the paralytic whose four friends carried him to Jesus; Simon the […]

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Necessary Change
June 13th, 2010

Mark 9:2-8 A man visited his friend who had just started as pastor of a church and realized that the acoustics for worship would be much improved if the piano was moved from the left side of the pulpit to the right. He suggested this but the pastor had talked with the elders and realized […]

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The Advancing Kingdom of God
October 4th, 2009

Luke 4:14-21, Mark 10:46-52, Luke 19:1-10 Imagine the scene. It’s Saturday, time to go to the synagogue for the weekly service. You step in and there is a bit of a buzz. “Did you see who’s come back? It’s Jesus, Mary’s son. I hear he has been teaching in synagogues all over the place. Everyone […]

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Trying to be God
September 25th, 2005

Mark 4:26-29 I have been delighted at the response to my sermon last week. If you were not here, I talked about the need to have a devoted time to be with God each day. This may not sound new or different, but I shared from the weakness in my life and encouraged people to […]

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