Mark concludes his series of Jesus’ miracles and highlights Jesus’ power and renown. Text: Mark 6:53-56 Jesus and the disciples reach shore (v. 53) Jesus is a celebrity (v. 54-56a) Jesus is the boundless healer (v. 56)
Text: Mark 6:45-52 Mark displays who Jesus is: God on earth, master over nature, and shepherd to his people.
Text: Mark 6:14-29 Mark used the account of John the Baptist’s death to show the cost of discipleship and to foreshadow the death of Jesus. I. Jesus is like John and John is like Jesus (v. 14-16) II. John denounced Herod and Herod seized John (v. 17-20) III. Herod bowed to pressure and John became…
Text: Mark 6:7-13 I. Jesus commissioned the Twelve (v. 7) II. Jesus instructed them to go unencumbered (v. 8-10) III. Jesus prepared them to shake the dust off (v. 11) IV. The Twelve fulfilled their commission (v. 12-13)
Text: Mark 6:1-6 Mark revealed the wide rejection Jesus experienced in his hometown, reinforcing the utter depravity of man. I. The Nazarenes Rejected Jesus (v. 1-3) II. Jesus Denies the Nazarenes (v. 4-6)
Mark 5:21-43 I. The Role of Faith II. The Role of Humility I. A Work of Restoration II. A Work of Resurrection
Text: Mark 5:1-20 I. Demons plague and subdue a helpless victim (v. 1-5) II. Jesus subdues the demons and delivers the man (v. 6-13) III. The townspeople reject Jesus (v. 14-17) IV. The new man embraces Jesus (v. 18-20)