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.
A Call to Spiritual Intimacy During Social Distancing
Text: Mark 14:53-73 Main Idea: Jesus is the faithful Son who obeys even in the face of suffering.
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.
The Sovereignty of God in the Betrayal of His Son
Text: Mark 14:12–31 Main Idea: God sovereignly ordained that his New Covenant promises would be established through the betrayal and execution of his beloved Son, Jesus Christ.
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 2
Text: Mark 13:14-27 Main Idea: Perseverance is fueled by steadfast hope in the second coming, not fervent sign-watching.
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.
Text: Mark 12:38–44 Main Idea: True devotion is a matter of humble faith not overt acts of ostentatious piety.