Sermons from January 2016

For Heaven’s Sake

Mark 12:28-13:2 The quality of our offering is not measured by the amount, but rather by the heart A sacrifice is an offering, but not all offerings are sacrifices. You don’t have to sound the trumpet for God to see your gift. May the building we do with our offerings be Kingdom building.

Beware!

Sermon Scripture:  Mark 12:35-40 BEWARE of those who miss the Messiah. BEWARE of those who show but don’t know. BEWARE of those who seek titles other than child of God. BEWARE of those who seek honor as opposed to living honorably. BEWARE of those who prey on God’s sheep. BEWARE of those who talk to…

The Two Main Issues

Sermon Scripture:  Mark 12:28-34 While the politicians were arguing, a seeker of truth had an honest question. Jesus didn’t bring new wisdom to an old answer.  He brought new action to old instruction. The Scribe quoted the prophet Hosea revealing his knowledge of Scripture, but most importantly his understanding of it. Jesus challenges our confidence…

Because of His Power

Sermon Scripture:  Mark 12:18-27 Mark 12:18-27 Deuteronomy 25:5-10 What will the resurrection be like? Will we look the same? Will we sound the same? Will we know the same people? Will we be married? What matters is that we believe it will happen. What do we believe about God’s power? God made it all (Genesis…

On the Issue of Taxes…

Sermon Scripture:  Mark 12:13-17 Do you listen to the correct advice? Do you know the candidates? Do you question the candidates with a pure heart? Do you follow the correct candidates? Do you marvel at Jesus? When we give to Christ what is His, we have clarity. Even clarity about politics.