Sermons on Mark

A World Re-ordered in Christ

A World Re-ordered In ChristPentecost+7BKatie WhitmireAmos 7:7-15, Psalm 85, Ephesians 1:1-14, Mark 6:7-13 I am grateful for the opportunity to share my reflections with you again. Our scriptures this morning point to beautiful images of God’s restoration, the restoration of his kingdom to wholeness, unity, and love. However, we cannot look at this restoration without also…

Living Out God’s Blessing

Pentecost +5 Rev. Isaac BradshawJune 27, 2021Deuteronomy 15:7–1, Psalm 112, 2 Corinthians 8:1-15, Mark 5:22 – 43 A few days ago, my brother and I got into a bit of an argument. It was one of those silly, text-based arguments, about a silly topic. We were discussing which Cold War movie was better: Hunt for Red October or Dr. Strangelove. Now, if you’re…

The Resurrection of Our Lord

The Resurrection of Our LordApril 4, 2021Rev. Doug FloydIsaiah 25:6–9; Psalm 118:14–24; Colossians 3:1–4; Mark 16:1–8 “…trembling and astonishment seized them.” The women disciples go to the tomb of Jesus to anoint his body only to discover that He isn’t there. He had risen. And trembling and astonishment seized them. The resurrection of Jesus Christ breaks the bounds of all that they…

Lent 2

Lent 2 – Just a Dream Away! Rev. Isaac BradshawGenesis 22:1-14, Psalm 16, Romans 8:31–39, Mark 8:31-38  How many of us in the room have ever dreamed of the future? Not just in the mere “one day I will live on the beach,” but… One day we will have flying cars or travel past the speed of…

Apart from Your Grace

Apart from Your GraceLent 1 2021Rev. Doug FloydGenesis 9:8–17, Psalm 25, 2 Peter 1:18–22, Mark 1:9-13 Historically, Easter was a day for baptism: the weeks and months prior to baptism were used for catechizing the new Christians. The catechism and the baptism were seen as entrance into the body of Christ, but also as exorcism…