Sermons from September 2015

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Mark 1:40-45 – Christ Heals a Leper


How are all humans, Christians and non-Christians, like the leper in the story? How are Christians in particular like the leper in the story? Tell a story about a time when you felt like the leper in your approach to Jesus. Why is approaching Jesus in this way important for all disciples in all times […]

Mark 1:35-39


35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: “Everyone is looking for you!” 38 Jesus replied, “Let us go somewhere else—to the […]

Accrediting Authority, Widening Horizons – Mark 1:29-34


Did last week’s sermon prompt any questions or trains of thought? The main point of the sermon was that Jesus certifies his authoritative right to disciple the world and thereby broadens our horizons for what it means to come under his authority as disciples. Read Mark 1:21-34 How did Jesus certify or accredit his authoritative […]

Mark 1:21-28


 Mark 1:21-28 21 And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the synagogue and was teaching. 22 And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as the scribes. 23 And immediately there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit. And […]