The Essence of Christmas (John 1:1-18; 2 Corinthians 8:9)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIwd6Fg4PNU The Essence of Christmas (John 1:1-18; 2 Corinthians 8:9) I.) God Became Flesh This week we are preparing to celebrate the greatest mystery of the Christian faith. It is not a mystery in the sense that people are incapable of knowing it, but one in which people are incapable of fully comprehending it. This …

Preparing the Passover Lamb, Part II (Mark 14:3-11)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKXToHdmK2w Preparing the Passover Lamb, Part II Mark 14:3-11 I.) Worthy of All Honor, Glory, and Praise             Before we look closer into our portion of Scripture today, we need to remind ourselves of the stage Mark has established to prepare us for the rest of His account. The Passover is two days away. The …

The Abomination of Desolation (Mark 13:14-23)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol8a0qh7dJU&feature=youtu.be The Abomination of Desolation (Mark 13:14-23) I.) Looking to Daniel As we recall, we are in the midst of Jesus answering His disciple’s questions on the end times, “When will these things be, and what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?”[1] We have come to a …