Acts 1:1-11; Acts 4:23-31 Key Verse – Acts 1:8
Luke 8:9-18; Matt. 5:13-16 Key Verse – Matthew 5:16 Big idea: The gospel is a message about Jesus, that we must respond to, but sometimes we think the gospel message is something that can stop with us. We can believe it, but have a private faith. We can’t.
Title Verse: Luke 24:46-47 Bible Passages: Luke 24:36-49, Acts 2:22-39 Big Idea: Jesus death and resurrection is the climax to God’s story and the answer to the world, and we are to share Jesus with all people.
1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Romans 1:1-7 Key Verse – Corinthians 15:1 Big idea: The word gospel can be confusing for many Christians, but it is a rich concept that we can share freely as we talk with people. Sorry … recording incomplete!
Psalm 33; John 3:1-16 Big Idea: We live in the great story of God’s love who shares Jesus with the world and invites us to take part in his story to share Jesus.
Psalm 110; Mark 12:35-44 Key Verse – Mark 12:38 Big idea: The teachers of the law love to be looked up to as great, but it’s Jesus in his self giving who’s truly great. God loves those who think the same way. Are you giving God a tokenistic show, or are you going all in? […]
Isaiah 61; Luke 18:35-43 Title Verse: Luke 18:38 Big Idea: It is in seeing Jesus is the Lord who saves and trusting in him that we are saved and free to live for him.
Mark 12:13-27; Mark 12:28-34 Key verse: Mark 12:34b Big idea: In each of the three stories, people try to discredit Jesus but end up getting discredited themselves. If you reject Jesus, it isn’t because he’s lacking, it’s because you don’t want to admit your own deficiency.
Mark 11:27-12:12; Isaiah 5:1-7 Key Verse: Mark 12:10 Big idea: What authority does Jesus have? True authority that comes from God, not people. When Jesus is rejected, it only leads to greater glory through the resurrection. You need to follow Jesus!
Mark 11:1-11; Mark 11:12-25 Key Verse: Mark 11:13 Big idea: Jesus enters Jerusalem as the king of Israel, but when he gets there, he finds the people are faithless and fruitless. Jesus curses this empty religiosity and hints that true faith will come through a different temple. Do you trust in the new temple?