'Mark' Tagged Posts

'Mark' Tagged Posts

Divorce-Proofing Your Marriage

No matter how challenging your marriage is, you can find help. Discover potential marriage separators, and do what you can to avoid them in your relationship. Mark 10:2–10 ESV 2 And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4 They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce and to send her away.” 5 And Jesus…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of November 1

On Sunday, November 1 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 15:6-47.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. What are some ways you have seen the cross used to represent the…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of October 25

On Sunday, October 25 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 14:27-15:5.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. What does this passage teach us about the humanity and the divinity…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of October 11

On Sunday, October 11 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 12:13-40.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. How should we respond to the fact that Scripture is authoritative? What…

Understanding the Book of Mark

Mark is the second book in the Bible.  It is fast paced with lots of actions.  Several times we see the word “immediately.”  As we read through Mark as a part of the Bible Reading Plan (Sept 2020 – Nov 2020) these videos from the Bible Project may help you understand the book better. Overview of Mark The Gospel According to Mark May God’s Word come alive in us and spur us to action by serving Jesus.

Gospel Group Questions for Week of June 14

On Sunday, June 14 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 5:21-43.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. Why is it often difficult to have faith? In what or whom…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of May 10

On Sunday, May 10 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 1:21-42.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. How was Jesus different from the scribes? How did the unclean spirit…

Understanding the Book of Mark

Mark is the second book in the Bible.  It is fast paced with lots of actions.  Several times we see the word “immediately.”  As we read through Mark as a part of the Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) these videos from the Bible Project may help you understand the book better. Overview of Mark The Gospel According to Mark May God’s Word come alive in us and spur us to action by serving Jesus.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 14

The second book of Moses and the second book in the Bible is Exodus.  The dominant history recorded in the book is the departure of Israel from Egypt.  Moses leads God’s people, and many important events in the history of Israel are chronicled in the book of Exodus.  As you read this week, meditate on God’s presence, protection, and provision.  See the foreshadowing of Christ our Passover (1 Corinthians 5:7) in the readings this week.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of October 7

This week we will finish up the book of Genesis.  We will see how God works in the life of Jospeh.  Then we start the book of Exodus and discover how God brought His people of of Egypt.  As you read and see how God worked in the lives of people many years ago, know that He is still working in the lives of people to write His story (and ours).   On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 30

As we are reading through Genesis we are learning foundational truths and learning about key people in God’s purposes.  We are discovering details about the lives of Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph.  Be disciplined to keep up with the daily readings and know God more through His Word.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups. Sunday, September 30 –…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 23

In the first part of Genesis we discovered some important truths about God – He is eternal, Creator, holy, just, gracious and merciful.  As we keep reading in Genesis we are going to focus on the lives of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and Joseph in the coming weeks.  God will not change and we will see how He is accomplishing His purposes through the lives of these individuals.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel…