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Sermons on “Mark”

The Cost of Discipleship

We live in a society that is becoming increasing intolerant to being offended. Yet, by its very nature, the gospel message is offensive in itself.
Where then, does this leave us then with the cost of following Jesus as a true disciple?

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Restoration Power

This passage showcases Jesus’s restoration power as He not only heals a woman who has been bleeding for 12 years but also raises Jairus’ 12-year old daughter from the dead. We learn that it doesn’t matter what we are going through in our lives or whether or not we are hopeful – God has the power to restore us to Himself as long as we have faith.

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The power of the Messiah over chaos and evil

The great power of Jesus is recounted in this passage. Power over chaos, power over evil.
As the Messiah, Jesus has power to save. What does this mean for those who trust him? Listen to the talk.

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The Surprising Growth of the Secret Kingdom

After reading v11 and 12, one gets the impression that God’s kingdom is hidden from sight.
So then, how does one access it? Who has the key…what is the key?
Listen carefully.

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Invasion!

An invasion is an unwelcome intrusion which causes conflict.
As we have learnt so far, Jesus’ arrival on earth was not always welcomed. In this passage, we explore Jesus “invasion” of the world, what it caused at the time, and what it means for us today.

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A whole new kind of law keeping

In this passage, Jesus introduced a new way of keeping the law.
It was a radically new concept to his followers at the time… how should we respond today?

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The Power to Forgive Sins

The healing of the paralysed man is one of Jesus’ well known miracles.
But before healing the man, Jesus forgave the man his sins.
In this talk, we will hear why Jesus has the power to forgive sins, and why is the sequence of forgiveness before healing is significant.
Listen also what this means to us today.

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The Power and Priority of the Messiah

Who is Jesus – what kind of Messiah is he? What is his power and where do his priorities lie?
The answers to these points become clear as we explore this passage.

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The Beginning of the Good News

As we start a new series on the Gospel according to St Mark, we will learn about the good news that we need to hear.
What is this good news, and how did it start?

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The Kingdom of God

Do you think Christianity is growing, or is it losing ground?
Jesus explained the Kingdom of God in parables.
In this talk, listen to how God establishes his kingdom, and to what purpose he builds it.

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