Studying Mark's Gospel: Hypocrisy or Religiosity?
Religion had become hypocritical, sterile, and dead under the leadership of the Pharisees, and compromised with the world under the Sadducees. Let’s see what we can learn from Mark 7 as we turn to it now.
Can a Person Be “Overly Righteous”?
Can “be not overly righteous” really be saying what it seems to be saying? Does God actually want us to tone down our righteousness?
Beyond Sunday: True Freedom
Christ will not be the Savior of any who will not own and rely upon him as their only Savior.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Compassion and Faith
In Mark, we can learn a lot about having a true heart of compassion, but also we also see how to deal with our faith being tested when the enemy tries to stop us.
Independence... Is It Really a Good Thing?
In a day and age when independence is praised, I wonder if it's really a good thing when it comes to our relationship with God.
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Will America Survive?
What time is it in America? It is knee time. Time to be on our knees, time to be on our face, before an Almighty God.
Beyond Sunday: A Heart for Instruction
Apply your heart to instruction and your ear to words of knowledge.
Studying Mark's Gospel: Rejection, Training, and Murder
After all the miracles in Mark 5, you’d think that these glorious events would continue on in chapter 6. From the beginning of the chapter we’ll see quite the opposite.
Our High Priest Keeps Us Going
“Priest” is the only title given to Jesus that has virtually an entire book of the New Testament devoted to explaining it—the letter to the Hebrews.
You're Always in School
We're all being schooled every day. So it's appropriate to ask in the never-ending learning center that’s human life, who is schooling you?
Beyond Sunday: The Appearance of What's Right
If it looks and feels right, it must be right ... right?
Studying Mark's Gospel: Beyond All Hope, Part 2
In the second half of Mark 5 find Jesus ministering to those who seemed beyond all hope. Let’s see what we can learn as we examine these peoples’ experiences as well as our own.
Lessons from the Fog
The connection between the intensity of my focus on that car in front of me and the idea of fixing our eyes on Jesus struck me immediately.
Our Salvation: A Study In Jonah
The book of Jonah may be studied for many reasons, but a chief reason is for what it teaches about God's sovereignty. Sovereignty is a problem for some Christians in certain areas.
Stay Motivated in Your Relationship with Christ
When you come to know Christ and put your faith in Him, Jesus changes your life. You’re excited about Him. But over the long haul, how do you keep that motivation going? How do you sustain a Christ-centered life?
Beyond Sunday: Looking at Dreams
When Pharaoh asked Joseph for an answer, he quickly pointed to the source of the answer. How about you?
Studying Mark's Gospel: Beyond All Hope
Satan’s minions had turned this human being into a psychotic superhuman wild man, and no doubt the demons enjoyed tormenting and driving him toward self-destruction. But he wasn't beyond the reach of Jesus.
Living by Faith in an Uncertain World
So what does it mean to live by faith in an uncertain world? The life of Abraham can provide some key points to remember.
Philippians: The Affection of Christ Jesus
The power of the gospel is shown in the supernatural affection that it produces not only for Jesus Christ himself, but also for those who belong to Jesus Christ.