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Planning sermon series regarding direction, content, and schedule can be a daunting task. When I decided that I wanted to study a Gospel and focus on discipleship, I chose Mark because of the focus. As I drafted out potential sermons, I first came up with 48 sermons and tried to reduce the number but felt like our church family would miss out if I did.
One of the earliest official accounts of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Mark addresses the basic questions of whether Jesus was the true Messiah for whom Israel had been waiting. And if so, what kind of Messianic king was he if he suffered and died?
John Mark wrote the Gospel in the New Testament that we commonly refer to as Mark. While he is mentioned in the New Testament in a few spots, what do we really know about the man who wrote what was probably the first Gospel written?
Watch this Read Scripture video on the book of Mark, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Mark demonstrates that Jesus is Israel’s Messiah who inaugurates God’s kingdom through his suffering, death, and resurrection. Spanish Subtitles Para nuestros miembros que hablan español, aquí hay un video con subtítulos en español.
I am preparing to preach through the Gospel of Mark at our church. As I prepared the series, it is going to take 1 year to preach through this Gospel. While there are 4 Gospels in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – same story but told from different perspectives), I have chosen to preach through this one for a few different reasons. Greatest Example – To become disciple-makers, we need to study the life of the original…
As I began to plan for the 2018 preaching calendar, I asked the church to pray that I would receive clear direction. I set aside Sept. 26th as a day to fast, pray, and study. My specific prayer was to receive a good portion of clarity regarding 2018, but we all know that God does exceedingly abundantly above all we could ask or think (Eph. 3:20). Instead of receiving direction for just 2018, I actually have an outline through Easter…