As Jesus has continued the beginning of His ministry over the last chapter, His identity has slowly been unraveling to the world. Not only was he preaching the word with authority, He was healing many who were physically sick. Until this point, the Gospel of Mark does not The revealing of Jesus identity to […]

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The Unclean & Untouchable (Mark 1:35-45)

  1. Jesus was baptized 2. Peter and Andrew were called as disciples 3. James and John were called as disciples 4. Jesus teaches in the synagogs in Capernaeum 5. Drives out a demon 6. Jesus goes back to Peter’s and heals his Mother-In-Law 7. All the city goes to Peter’s house to see Jesus […]

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Jesus, The Great Physician (Mark 1:21-34)

-Population of 1000-1500 -Jesus Enters the Synagogue on the Sabbath -Jesus begins to teach and the people are amazed at his teaching. They are blown away because Jesus has an authority that they had never seen, unlike the pharisees. -Immediately // (4 times in the text) // a demon manifests in the temple and is […]

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Fishers of Men (Mark 1:14-20)

-Jesus Starts his ministry in Galilee (Jerusalem was the center) -Galilee was about 68 – 85 miles north from Jerusalem -Galilee was culturally despised by Judean’s (Jewish Ritual) -Under separate administration than Judea (Galilee had been under separate administration from Judea during almost all its history since the tenth century B.C. (apart from a period […]

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The Beginning of The Gospel (Mark 1:1-13)

1. John Prepared The Way -John The Baptist was the cousin of Jesus. This was not the first time that Jesus and John’s paths had crossed. The book Luke there is an account of Jesus’ mother Mary and John’s mother Elizabeth meeting each other while they were both pregnant. When Mary and Elizabeth meet while […]

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Living an authentic Christian life & tests in our life. The Book of James is a good reference mirror to how we live our life. What directs our steps, what influences our plans and how do we view our own lives? -School/College -Single -> Married -Married -> Family & Children -Advancement in Career -Starting a […]

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Faith, Works & Salvation (James 2:14-26)

The first test was how you respond to trials (James 1:2-11) The second test was how you respond to temptation (James 1:12-15) The third test was how you respond to frustrating situations. (James 1:19-21) The fourth test was how you react to the Word of God (James 1:22-27) The fifth test was if you show […]

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As we move into chapter 2 of the Book of James we have been examining our reactions to different tests in our Christian lives. The first test was how you respond to trials (James 1:2-11) That will show you whether your faith is real. The second test was how you respond to temptation (James 1:12-15) […]

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Are You Thirsty? (John 4:1-26)

1. The World Leaves You Thirsty There is this basic human craving for hydration. Our bodies are 55%-75% water. So when there is a shortage of water in our system, an intense thirst occurs. Thirst is the bodies natural response to a lack of water. The world not only leaves you thirsty but it makes […]

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Go.Baptize.Preach.Repeat

1. Forsake All and Follow Christ You see this common theme among the words of Jesus to deny yourself, your pleasures, your dreams, your ambitions to follow Him. There is NOTHING that we can hold back from the Lord to follow Him. 1. Family 2. Fired From Job 3. Spouse 4.Comfort 5. Life Are you […]

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