Jesus still the raging storm inside Legion as a picture of His expanding authority and a reminder that only Christ can break the power of sin in our lives. We must realize that we can never overcome the numerous, organized, united forces of evil by our own unaided strength
Immanuel, Active Lord (Mark 4:35-41)
Jesus stills the storm for the disciples and teaches us important lessons about his Lordship.
Question of Christmas (Mark 12:35-37)
Kingdom Mysteries (Mark 4:21-34)
Jesus reveals the mysteries of the kingdoms coming in progressive light, indistinguishable power and transforming
Parable Principle (Mark 4:1-20)
Jesus use of parables teaches us important lessons about the Kingdom of God and that when we approach the Gospel we should respect the message as relaying more than a story, but as the summoning of a Judge.
God’s Will and Family Issues (Mark 3:31-35)
Jesus teaches us how discipleship challenges us to re-orient ourselves to our heavenly family and calls us to give up everything – but also comforts us with amazing consolation that we are part of God’s own family!
Ultimate Blasphemy (Mark 3:20-30)
Religion or Birth cannot save you, only Jesus! It is not your proximity to, but your participation in Christ that matters.
The Human Condition (Ephesians 2:1-3)
The Gospel must sober us in the reality of our condition being dead in trespasses and sin; enslaved to the world the flesh and the Devil; and our being under the wrath of God by our Adamic nature – before it can satisfy us with Christ’s grace
Dominion Done Right (Mark 3:13-19)
Jesus’ selection of the twelve apostles teach us that dominion over Satan is realized through our union with Christ
Prayer and Knowledge (Ephesians 1:15-23)
Paul prays of the growth in knowledge of the Ephesian church because knowledge of what we have in Christ and the power that is at work in us is indespensible to our growth in holiness