Sermons on Mark
Taking a deeper look at serving, reaching outward beyond ourselves. A true servant wants to please the master.
When we come to truly realize the sacrifice made for us we trade the temporal for the eternal, the earthly things for the divine, and the perishable for the imperishable.
We serve a God who has spoken in history, who will indeed speak tomorrow and who wants to speak to us right now.
Why can it seem like our prayers go unanswered?
God designated one day to break away from everything else we were doing, and get refueled, refreshed, and refocused.
Decide to let Sunday be the best day of your week.
David recognized in public that he would be a king under authority. In this moment, he submitted himself to God’s law, not mans, which meant as a leader, he was submitting himself to the people he would rule. This was his way of saying, I am A king, but I am not THE king.
As we spend time with Jesus, as we get to know more about Him, as we focus on Him we can’t help but become more like Him – More self-aware, more confident, more self-controlled, more content.
Our present sufferings are nothing to be compared with our future hope. Our present sufferings are just another reminder of the global consequences of sin. It’s another reminder of our need for a Savior, of the world’s need for a Savior. Our current circumstances are just another reminder that one day, God will in fact make all things new.
Happy Easter everyone! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen indeed! Today we’re beginning a new series called The Easter Challenge, a 30-day Journey to a Deeper Faith.