The Gospel According to Mark

The Gospel According to Mark

The Empty Tomb

Text: Mark 15:42–16:8 Main Point: The resurrection vindicates Jesus’ entire ministry and opens the way for his fearful followers to become faithful disciples.

The Crucifixion of Jesus

Text: Mark 15:21-41 Main Point: It is impossible to grasp who Jesus is and why Jesus came apart from his shameful death on the cross. Jesus is the Son of God who died for our sins so that we might be restored to God.

The Greatest Act of Injustice

Text: Mark 15:1-20 Main Point: Jesus silently endured the greatest act of injustice in the history of the world so that he might suffer and die in our place.

The Agony of Obedience

Text: Mark 14:32–52 Main Idea: Jesus overcame his greatest temptation through fervent prayer so that we might do the same.

Treachery, Treasure, and Treason

Text: Mark 14:1–11 Main Idea: If greater knowledge about Jesus does not cause you to embrace him as your greatest hope and treasure, you will eventually trade him for another.

The Olivet Discourse – Part 1

Text: Mark 13:1-13 Main Idea:  Christian discipleship is a call to persevering gospel-centered faithfulness, not a fascination with end-times speculation.

True Devotion

Text:  Mark 12:38–44 Main Idea: True devotion is a matter of humble faith not overt acts of ostentatious piety.