Sermons on Mark

Sermons on Mark

Mark 5:21-24a, 35-43 – Don’t Be Afraid; Only Believe

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord Jesus, you have graciously made me a part of your gospel ministry. Give me strength today as I consider that not everyone to whom I minister will want or accept what…

Mark 4:26-34 – The Power and Potential of the Gospel

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP King of all the earth, your kingdom knows no bounds and advances with the greatest might. Rid me of a worldly focus today that thinks of only worldly might, influence, and wealth.…

Mark 2:23-3:6 – We Find Rest in His Work

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord God, I can sometimes go about my spiritual life with an attitude of earning my peace with you. Remind me today that I cannot earn my spiritual rest or eternal rest.…

Mark 15:25-27 – Scriptures Fulfilled: Crucifixion

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP God the Father, you sent your Son to suffer and die by crucifixion. You did that for me. Build my appreciation of your grace and kindness tonight as I see my Savior…

Mark 8:31-38 – With Christ COmes the Cross

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord Jesus Christ, you took up your cross to save me and give me life. As I now take up my cross and follow you, give me a right attitude toward the…

Mark 9:2-9 – See Him for Who He Truly Is

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord Jesus, you veiled your glory throughout your life until the Mount of Transfiguration. Though I cannot go to that mountain and see your true glory with my eyes, I ask you…

Mark 1:29-39 – Seek and Find God’s Care in Jesus

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP God the Father, we have been battling the devil since the Garden of Eden. We have failed in every way. But not you. You promised, sent, and worked through your Son to…

Mark 1:21-28 – It’s not about the What

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  PRAYER IN PREPARATION FOR TODAY’S WORSHIP Lord of all, authority is always limited in scope and in duration—but not with you. You have dominion over all things in heaven and earth, and you rule over it all with…

Mark 14:12-17 – His Final Steps Led to the Upper Room

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  WHAT IS MAUNDY THURSDAY? Maundy Thursday receives its name from the Latin phrase novum mandatum, which means, “new command.” It refers to Jesus’ words which he spoke to his disciples on this night, “A new command I give…

Mark 11:12-14, 20-25 – His Final Steps Led to a Fig Tree

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  ASH WEDNESDAY Ash Wednesday begins the Christian’s Lenten journey with a reminder of our mortality and a call to repentance. The ancient practice of imposing ashes on the foreheads of Christians gives Ash Wednesday its name; the church…

Matthew 26:20-30; Mark 14:17-26; Luke 22:14-23; 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 – The Three Unions in Holy Communion

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  WHAT IS MAUNDY THURSDAY? Maundy Thursday receives its name from the Latin phrase novum mandatum, which means, “new command.” It refers to Jesus’ words which he spoke to his disciples on this night, “A new command I give…

Mark 10:35-45 – Service is swimming against the stream

WELCOME TO WORSHIP In the name of our Savior, Jesus Christ, we welcome you to St. Paul’s. We especially welcome our guests who have joined us today. We pray that your soul will be strengthened by the good news of God’s forgiveness through Jesus.  TODAY’S WORSHIP THEME Here we are on the final Sunday in the Pentecost season! Today we wrap up Pentecost by summarizing much of what we’ve learned this season: love, humility, service, gospel focus, and most of all Christ.…