Mark 6:30–44 [cf. Mt. 14:13–21; Luke 9:10–17; John 6:1–13] Only two miracles of Christ are recorded in all four gospel accounts: His resurrection and the feeding of the 5,000, thus showing it’s significance. ! It’s been a busy and tiresome day in the life of Christ. •In the first part of Mark 6 Jesus sent […]
Mark 5:1–20 [cf. Mt. 8:28-34; Luke8:26-39] Last week’s sermon was about Jesus crossing to “the other side” of the Sea of Galilee (Mk. 4:35). Why did Jesus want to cross to “the other side?” To go for a boat ride? He knew there was a man on “the other side” who needed to be delivered […]
Life is full of storms—Physical storms (health, financial, relational) and spiritual storms. Spiritual storms are more difficult than physical storms. Physical storms can often be prepared for through forewarning. Spiritual storms come with no warning, leaving no time to prepare.
￼Father’s Day normally emphasizes the Father/Son relationship… and rightly so— It is important for fathers to set a good example for their sons to become godly men. I read this week that one optometrist said, “Eighty percent of everything children learn in their first 12 years is through their eyes.” I began thinking of all children visually process through reading, television, movies, events, surroundings, and observing the behavior of others, especially in their families. You cannot underestimate the powerful influence of a father upon his children.