Sermons on Mark

Feb 11: Talking with Jesus

Scripture Reading (MEV) Mark 9:2-10 2 After six days Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John and led them up a high mountain, alone by themselves. And He was transfigured before them. 3 His garments became shiny, extremely white as snow, such as no launderer on earth could whiten them. 4 And there appeared to them Elijah with…

Jan 28: Afflicting Spirit

Scripture Reading (MSG) Mark 1:21-28  21-22 Then they entered Capernaum. When the Sabbath arrived, Jesus lost no time in getting to the meeting place. He spent the day there teaching. They were surprised at his teaching—so forthright, so confident—not quibbling and quoting like the religion scholars. 23-24 Suddenly, while still in the meeting place, he was interrupted…

Jan 21: Right away?

Scripture Reading (CEB) Mark 1:12-20 12 At once the Spirit forced Jesus out into the wilderness.13 He was in the wilderness for forty days, tempted by Satan. He was among the wild animals, and the angels took care of him.  14 After John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee announcing God’s good news, 15 saying, “Now is the time! Here comes…

April 7: Good Friday

Today we join with Calvary Memorial United Church and Forest Hill United Church to share the story of Good Friday. The Lesson of the Betrayal(Matthew 26:1-4, 14-16; Mark 14:43-48, 53) The Lesson of Denial(Mark 14:60-64; John 18:25-27) The Lesson of the Trial(Matthew 27:1-2, 11-14, 22-26; John 18:29-31, 33, 36-37; 19:1-2) The Lesson of the Crucifixion(John…

November 7: Remembrance Day

Readings from the Scriptures (CEB)  Mark 12: 38-44 38 As he was teaching, he said, “Watch out for the legal experts. They like to walk around in long robes. They want to be greeted with honor in the markets. 39 They long for places of honor in the synagogues and at banquets. 40 They are the ones who cheat widows out…

October 31: Halloween

Readings from the Scriptures (CEB)  Mark 12:28-34 28 One of the legal experts heard their dispute and saw how well Jesus answered them. He came over and asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?”  29 Jesus replied, “The most important one is Israel, listen! Our God is the one Lord, 30 and you must love the Lord your…