Sept 8: Fear vs Evangelism


1 John 4:13-18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior of the world. 15 God abides in those who confess […]

August 25: Not Far


August 25th 2019 Sermon: Not Far Scripture: Mark 12: 28-34 ( see below to read along) Mark 12:28-34 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The First Commandment 28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of […]

August 18: God Of The Living

Mark 12:18-27NRSV The Question about the Resurrection 18 Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him and asked him a question, saying, 19 “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, the man[a] shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother. 20 There […]

August 11th: Challenge #1: The Pharisees


  Mark 12:13-17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Question about Paying Taxes 13 Then they sent to him some Pharisees and some Herodians to trap him in what he said. 14 And they came and said to him, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and show deference to no one; for you do not regard […]

August 4th 2019 “The Vineyard”


Mark 12:1-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Parable of the Wicked Tenants 12 Then he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a pit for the wine press, and built a watchtower; then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. 2 When […]