Sermons on Mark

Hands of Praise

Sermon Text: Mark 11:1-11 The words and actions of Jesus when he walked this earth are significant. Palm Sunday was a significant day, a celebration day in the life and ministry of Jesus. His full identity as Savior, both true God and true man, begins to be revealed.

Go Big or Go Home

Sermon Text: Luke 4:1-13 It was a custom known as “battle by champion.” Two opposing armies would send out their best warrior to fight each other. We’ve reserved your ringside seat for the ultimate “battle by champion.” In one corner the demons have their champion … Satan, the enemy of both God and humans. In the other corner is humanity’s only hope … Jesus Christ. He is both God and human. Both trying to derail each other’s master plan. It’s…

Be A Salty Disciple

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. A surgeon may need to go to extreme measures to save a person’s life. If a part of the body has a life-threatening infection it endangers the whole body. The surgeon would need to remove the infected part to save the person’s life. Join us to understand why Jesus would use that same picture in Mark’s Gospel.

Who is the greatest?

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. Sermon Text: Mark 9:30-37 Muhammad Ali boasted, “I am the greatest!” In almost every sport there is discussion about the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time). Our society is obsessed with coming in first and seeking recognition for yourself. In our lesson this weekend, Jesus explains that greatness is about being last and serving others. That didn’t line up with his disciples’ viewpoint. What about being first and being served by others? That’s…

A Time to Pause

You can also watch on our Vimeo page. Sermon Text: Mark 7:31-37 This weekend, America pauses to remember what happened 20 years ago. We will remember what happened on 9/11 with a special prayer and hymn at St. Paul’s. 20 years have passed, but the memories are fresh in the minds of those old enough to remember. This weekend, St. Paul’s pauses to remember what happened 125 years ago. The founders of this congregation recognized the need for Christian education…

I Wonder – Able to do good works?

You can also watch on our Facebook page. Our apologies, but we do not have an online copy of the bulletin this week. Can you please God? Can you make him happy? This week we learn how we can! Sermon Text: Mark 12:41-44

Easter During Coronavirus

Click save above to download a pdf of this sermon. For a copy of the worship service bulletin, click here. You can also watch on our Facebook page. Hope is an interesting thing. It can be the “hope” for warmer weather, or it can be the “hope” that keeps someone going even when all seems to be lost. Jesus’ disciples seemed to lose hope he was alive, even though there had been numerous Jesus’ sightings. Our difficult and uncertain COVID-19…