Sermons from November 2014

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The One and Only Mr. Marvelous

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Sermon Text: Mark 12:1-12 Sermon Outline: The Marvelous Creator The Marvelous Redeemer The Marvelous King Reflection Questions:  Do you live as though this world is yours? Where are you turning the attention and the focus on yourself rather than your Creator? How do you feel when God comes to reclaim the thing that you have […]

The Confronting Christ

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Sermon Text: Mark 11:1-33 Outline: Confronting Expectations (vv.1-11) Confronting Faithlessness (vv.12-25) Confronting Unbelief (vv.27-33) Reflection Questions: Do you have any unreasonable expectations (of God, yourself, or others)? How might Jesus be challenging your expectations? Do you truly & regularly repent for your sins (cf. Matt 3:8; 2 Cor 7:9-10; Luke 15:17)? Do you pray with […]

The Good Teacher

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Sermon Text: Mark 10:1-31 Outline: The Good Teacher on Marriage (vv.1-12) The Good Teacher on Children (vv.13-16) The Good Teacher on Work (vv.17-31) Reflection Questions: What are 3 examples of exceptions (i.e. things that are unhealthy if indulged habitually) that have become the rule (i.e. the regular, and customary, protocol) in your life? What are two areas of […]

The Glorious Gravedigger

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Sermon Text: Mark 9:2-50 Reflection Questions: You want life, and happiness, and peace yes?  How are you planning on getting it? Does it bother you (or bewilder you) that Jesus talks about suffering and dying so much? How are you currently preoccupied with:  (1) your performance? (2) your productivity? (3) your personal prestige? How will […]

The Crucified King

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Sermon Text: Mark 8:22-9:1 Reflection Questions: How – specifically – is God teaching you to depend upon Him these days?  How – specifically – do you see a connection between depending on God and practicing self-denial? What classification of Jesus are you comfortable with?  If you classify Jesus as God do you actually relate to […]