What Manner of Man is This (Mark 4:36-41)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5DT7pwB0i4 What Manner of Man is This? (Mark 4:35-41) Mark 4:35-41 Last week we completed Mark’s account of Jesus’ parabolic teachings on the kingdom of God. This morning we come to a truly amazing portion demonstrating the awesomeness of Christ. As we gear up to look at this account remember the purpose of the written gospels …

The Parable of the Mustard Seed (Mark 4:30-34)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFXwrTaQy_U The Gospel of Mark: The Parable of the Mustard Seed (Mark 4:30-34) Mark 4:13-34 This morning we arrive at Jesus’ final parable on the kingdom of God within this portion of Mark. Compared to Matthew, Mark gives us a very condensed version of Jesus’ teachings on the subject. Up to this point we have been taught: 1.) …

The Living Word Sprouts Life (Mark 4:26-29)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QW7fuCm-2Y The Living Word Sprouts Life! (Mark 4:26-29) Mark 4:13-34 We find ourselves again this morning in the midst of the series of parables on the kingdom of God. Verses 26-29 are going to be our focus today where Jesus speaks a parable about seed. Within Christ’s teaching here we are going to be shown the answer …

Whoever Has Ears, Listen (Mark 4:21-25)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8UiwAfcOTA Whoever Has Ears, Listen! (Mark 4:21-25) Mark 4:1-34 We find ourselves today in the midst of Christ teaching on the kingdom of God. He has begun to teach in parables for two reasons: 1.) To prevent those rejecting Him from perceiving and understanding spiritual truth. 2.) To help His true family clearly understand the truths …

Familial Focus (Mark 3:20-21;31-35)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlz_KaOpdO0 Familial Focus (Mark 3:20-21,31-35) Mark 3:20-21,31-35 I want to begin with a question to think on: Who makes up the family of God? Last week we began observing this text. Within the greater context His enemies have already plotted to destroy Him, because of His teaching, power, and authority. Jesus, however, is persevering in spite of …

The Christ, The Conflict and The Cross (Mark 3:7-19)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrvuC3WiBz4 The Christ, The Conflict and The Cross (Mark 3:7-19) Mark 3:7-19 As I studied this text I couldn’t help but think of the calm that occurs both before and after a storm. The first three chapters of Mark quickly escalate the conflict between the Pharisees and Christ. Between the religious readers of Israel and their long …