Category Archives: Series: Mark

Mark 6:45-56 – Revealing Steps

Pastor Craig Davis continues his series in Mark with the account of Jesus walking on water. Although the story is popularly told merely as a dramatic example of Christ’s power, Mark has something deeper in mind as his purpose in … Continue reading

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Mark 6:30-44 – When the True Shepherd Comes

Pastor Craig Davis continues his series in the gospel of Mark, wherein the account of Jesus feeding the 5,000 reveals gospel truth about sheep and the Shepherd they need.

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Mark 6:14-21 – From Mission Control

Pastor Craig Davis continues his series in Mark with another of the “sandwich” passages wherein Mark takes a moment to interrupt the story with what may strike us as an unrelated tangent but is actually the true heart of the … Continue reading

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Mark 6:6b-13 – Accept Your Mission

Mark’s gospel in chapter 6 tells of Jesus sending his disciples on a mission, but as Pastor Craig Davis points out, that mission did not end with the disciples. We as Christians are called to accept the mission God places … Continue reading

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Mark 6:1-6 – Hometown Visit

Is there truth in the saying “familiarity breeds contempt”? Perhaps not always, but in at least one case of a prophet and king returning to the town he grew up in, it is clear that the saying rings true. As … Continue reading

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Mark 5:21-43 – Keep Believing

Pastor Craig Davis preaches resurrection good news from Mark 5, where Mark tells us two seemingly-unrelated stories that both hinge on faith. In them, we see Jesus demonstrate his power over desperation, defilement, and death itself.

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Mark 5:1-20 – Allow the Master to Demonstrate

Pastor Craig Davis continues his series in Mark as Jesus provides a vivid demonstration of his power to the Gentiles.

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Mark 4:26-32 – Quite Contrary Kingdom

Pastor Craig Davis continues his series in Mark as Jesus illustrates the nature of the kingdom with two more parables. We receive words of hope and reassurance as Jesus makes it clear that the kingdom grows, and it grows regardless … Continue reading

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Mark 4:21-25 – Pay Attention!

What does the “lamp” in Mark 4:21, the one that is not supposed to be hidden under a basket, what does it refer to? And what of the measure that follows? If you are a fan of children’s Bible songs, … Continue reading

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Mark 4:1-20 – Hear Ye!

Pastor Craig Davis preaches the gospel from a familiar story: Jesus’ parable of the sower. Yet despite its familiarity and the “obvious” applications people often take from it, the passage presents hard words, difficult to understand – and in some … Continue reading

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