Sermons

Entering Jerusalem

The “triumphal entry” which is typically observed on Palm Sunday has hidden details which, when brought to light, add greater significance to the event of Jesus entering Jerusalem. In understanding that Jesus is the prince of the prophets and the prince of the people you are invited to join in the processional shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! Hosanna in the highest!” (Mark 11:9-10).

Seeing and Following Jesus

The Gospel of Mark – Part 38 Seeing and Following Jesus – Mark 10:46-52 Mosaic Rockford – Dave Spooner – June 7th, 2020 Intro: The passage we are looking at today is the final passage before Jesus enters the city of Jerusalem and the final healing recorded in the Gospel.  Jesus had been traveling for some time…

Service and Sacrifice

In our passage for this message, we learn from both the actions and teaching of Jesus what He came to do, to honestly evaluate our desires in following Him and the true pathway to greatness. His convincing and convicting teaching are given to guide you in both the motive and the method of what it means to follow Christ.

Marriage and Divorce

Marriage is the foundational relationship of humanity. It was given by God as a good gift to His creation. This message focuses on Mark 10:1-12, which is Jesus’s teaching on God’s original design and desire for marriage, why divorce is allowed, and when one is free to remarry.

It Is Better

In our passage for this week, from Mark 9:42-50, Jesus teaches what is better:
It is better to die than to cause people who are just believing in Him to sin.
It is better to enter the kingdom of God with limitations than to enter hell with full freedom.
It is better that when tested you will prove genuine, rather than false.
It is better to be at peace with each other than to be fighting one another.