Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Parable of the Tenants

Yesterday, as we looked at Mark 12:1-12, we saw the Parable of the Tenants. This was the first parable that we had seen since chapter 4 of Mark. In chapter 4, after many people had not responded to Jesus with … Continue reading

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Fruitless Religion VS. God Honoring Religion

Last Sunday morning, as we looked at Mark 11:12-33 we saw a contrast between religion that is fruitless and religion that is God honoring. We saw this contrast as we considered the stories of Jesus cursing the fig tree, of … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm But Not Faith

Yesterday morning we looked at Mark 11:1-11. There we saw the story that is sometimes called the “Triumphal Entry.” It is the event that is remembered on Palm Sunday. Among other things, we saw that Jesus took very deliberate steps … Continue reading

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Paul’s Approach to and Exit from Damascus – from D.A. Carson

On Sunday nights I have been preaching through the book of 2 Corinthians. This Sunday I will be preaching from 11:16-33. One of the books that I have been using as a resource is D.A. Carson’s A Model of Christian … Continue reading

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True or False

Here is a great quote from C.S. Lewis: “One of the greatest difficulties is to keep before the audience’s mind the question of Truth. They always think you are recommending Christianity not because it is true, but because it is … Continue reading

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Bartimaeus – A Picture of Conversion

Yesterday, in Mark 10:46-52 we looked at the story of the healing of Blind Bartimaeus. The main thing that we saw was that, while the story is an historical account of Bartimaeus’ healing and his salvation, it is also a … Continue reading

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