Mark 10. What does Jesus say about marriage, rather than the exception – divorce?
Terms and conditions Part 2. Mark 8:34-38 Asking questions is a good thing if you ask in humility, but answers are more important
Terms and conditions apply Pt 1 The disciples and all those who followed had had a easy ride up until now, in v34 Jesus gives them a update as to what it means to follow Christ. They were told that they would suffer and die for his sake as his followers.
Mark 8:31-33. The pastor who was converted by his own sermon, and this is much the same with the disciples, who made it very obvious that they did not really know who Christ was.
Jesus Heals a Deaf and Mute Man. Selective hearing – Why is it that some people get the message of the Gospel and some don’t.
Mark 7:24-30. Every dog gets his day The Syro-Phoenician woman was a “bloodhound type”, she got just a whiff of Christ and went after him until she got what she came for.
The heart of the problem is the problem of the heart. People are the common factor in all of these problems, even if we lives in isolation, the evil would be with us as we have these sinful leanings regardless of where we are.
Mark 7. “I’ve got good news – I’ve got Bad news” Stop trying to earn God’s acceptance by Keeping man-made traditions, God looks at the Heart.
Mark 7:1-13 “Killer Pain Killer”. Pain can be a good thing, it warns us of immiment danger. But when we get caught up in the Pharisaical traditions of keeping man-made laws then we get anaethetised to the heart peircing word of God and become desensitised to the sin in our hearts, so be sensitive to God’s […]
Mark 6:53-56. That’s sick! The deceitfulness of sin, it blinds us but more than that it blinds us to our blindness, so in essence we are deluded enough to think that we are ok in God’s sight when in reality we have such a hardened heart that it is totally inresponsive to God’s prompting. And […]