Ceaseless Thanksgiving

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WWJ-71 041121AM On this Thanksgiving week, are you thankful? Most of us are thankful for the good things (as we measure them). Think of all many of us have to be thankful for today– like a safe and comfortable home, a secure and providing job, an insured savings account and an assured retirement plan, a […]

How Does God Help Us Grow?

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WWJ-70 041114AM Perhaps the most fruitful servant of the Lord in the New Testament was Paul the Apostle.   Perhaps the most afflicted, pressured, troubled man in the New Testament was Paul the Apostle.   Perhaps the most useful servant of the Lord in the New Testament was Paul the Apostle.   Do you see […]

Fruitfulness Explained

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WWJ-69 041107AM What does God the Father want from each of us believers today? Life long growth in abiding fruitfully in Jesus. When your body stops growing—your abiding fruitfully should not. When your financial worth stops growing– your abiding fruitfully should not. When your power and influence on earth stop growing– your abiding fruitfully should […]

Growing 101

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WWJ-68 041024AM Most of us long to have something from our earthly existence — that will endure.   Life is so fragile, time is so fleeting, and things are so temporal.   What are you involved with that is bigger than you? What are you doing that will last forever? What are you seeking that […]

Who Controls You?

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WWJ-67 041017AM There in one word that determines everything about your future – control.   Who is going to control your life – you or God? Who is going to take up your time – you or the Lord? What is going to dominate the attention of your mind – your agenda or God’s?   […]

The Good Heart From the Inside Out

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WWJ-66 041010AM Jesus compared Himself to a grape vine, us to branches growing out of that vine – and God our Father as a Gardener walking up and down the rows of branches growing out of Christ our Vine. What I just said is the heart of Christ’s message to His disciples and to us. […]

The Good Heart Grows in Clean Soil

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WWJ-65 041003AM How far down the road of life have you walked? Most Americans die at about 75 years old. Are you halfway or more through a normal lifetime yet? How much of last week was deposited in Heaven? How much of your time and energies were used by the Lord for His purposes and […]

Abiding – Satisfied

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WWJ-64 040919AM I carry with me a reminder of the incredible plan God has for me, everywhere I go. It is a piece of gold. Most of you here today have one too. It is a ring. If you have anything made of gold, silver, or precious gemstones — you have that reminder also. Or […]

Abiding – Sanctified

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WWJ-63 040912AM Do you feel far from joy and peace, victory and blessing? Do you hope that no one gets too close and asks you personal questions? Does your Bible feel as heavy as lead when you pick it up? Do my challenges for you to jump in to serve and speak up for Christ […]

Abiding – Crucified

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WWJ-62 040822AM Today the key to all you and I will ever be is summed up by two words “in Christ”. Our identification with Him in His work on the Cross brought us salvation. Our continuing with Him brings everlasting rewards.   When we were saved we became born again what? Christians. A Christian is […]

Run the Race, Look to Jesus

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WWJ-61 040822AM Today we are looking at what God wants from everyone of us who live in the body He made for us. This body is His Temple and what we do with this temple will be the basis for our everlasting reward in His Presence.   The man that knew more about the Christian […]

Christ Abides in My Actions

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WWJ-60 040815AM As Paul sat to write the words we will read this morning, he may have glanced out the window of his room along the busy streets of Corinth, watching the flow of athletes relentlessly pursuing Greek athletic glory. Each day they devotedly streamed into the Greek gymnasiums to train their minds and bodies […]

God is Faithful

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WWJ-59 040808AM One of the greatest blessings of life is to know God. Knowing God means that He also knows us. God knowing us means He knows life hurts at times. When ever I go through hard times, sad times, dark times, discouraging times – I can testify with many of you that the greatest […]

Christ Abides in MY Attitudes

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WWJ-58 040725AM God expects fruit in the life of His children. That fruit comes from a good heart. That good heart is made good by God in a process called the new birth.   We all were born bearing fruit, only it was bad fruit – that is why God saved us, He wanted to […]

The Good Heart Bears Fruit

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WWJ-56 040711AM What does God call time in our lives that is harnessed and used and deposited before Him in Heaven? FRUIT. Look at Mark 4.8 and 20.   Fruit is what is produced by my life that will last forever – prayers from a clean heart, worship from a consecrated life, time lived under […]

The Good Heart – Lives for Jesus

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WWJ-55 040704AM Are you living the “good life” this morning? For many that idea of the “good life” would evoke financial security, great health, abundant pleasures, and constant freedoms. But sadly most of those pursuing that “good life” never find it, what they thought was lasting fades, what they thought was secure gets lost, what they thought was pleasure […]

The Good Heart – Accepts the Word

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WWJ-54 040627AM With the death and burial of our 40th President there has been a national resurrection of discussions about the greatness of Ronald Regan’s life. Perhaps the single greatest event he is remembered for is breaking down the walls of Communism and opening freedom to so many. The Iron Curtain enslaved millions largely because […]

The Good Heart

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WWJ-53 040523AM One day, in one verse — Jesus describes everyone in the world that will go to Heaven.  And in five other verses He describes those who will not. Have you ever reflected on His descriptions? Jesus said the words we are about to read as a warning for some (Watch out – you […]

The Crowded Heart

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WWJ-52 040516AM One day Jesus compared life to a field, people to soil, the Gospel to seed, and eternal life to a crop of harvested righteousness. Jesus also classified everyone on Earth as either – “Wayside” or The Hard Heart, “Rocky” or The Shallow Heart, “Thorny” or The Crowded Heart, or “Good” which is the Fruitful […]

The Shallow Heart

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WWJ-51 040509AM Today we come to the second soil in Christ’s parable. This second soil illustrates a second heart. Last time we saw the wayside or hardened heart. This time we will examine the stony or shallow heart. Please open your Bibles with me to Christ’s sermon about The Shallow Heart. Mark 4:5-6; 16-17.   […]

The Hard Heart

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WWJ-50 040425AM Today we return to perhaps the greatest story Jesus ever told.   The depths of the message of these few words, is astounding.   Christ’s insight into human nature is piercing. His analysis of human responsibility is sobering. And His explanation of life around us should make us pay much closer attention to […]

Four Hearts, One Soil

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WWJ-49 040418AM Its been a long day. Jesus started the day teaching inside a home (Mark 3.20-21) and was approached by His own family who tried to “arrest” Him and drag Him back to Nazareth so they could ‘take care of Him’. Then He was attacked by the religious leaders (Mark 3.22-30) who said He […]

Seven Words of Hope and Life

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040411AM WWJ-48 Mark -48 Easter Seven Word of Hope and Life SEVEN WONDERFUL WORDS OF HOPE AND LIFE Jesus lives. The Tomb is empty. Death is defeated. The Grave is opened. God is in control. His Word is true. The Devil is destroyed. Death, Hell, and the Grave are rendered powerless by Christ’s Resurrection. God […]

The 1st Palm Sunday

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040404AM WWJ-47 Palm Sunday The 1st Palm Sunday Mark 11.1-11 This morning we celebrate Palm Sunday. What is Palm Sunday? We all know that – it is one of the most recognized and celebrated Biblical events. After Christmas and Easter (Resurrection Sunday) it is the number three best known Biblical event. So why do we […]

Is There Another Way?

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WWJ-46 040314AM There are really two ultimate questions in life. 1st – “Do you have a personal relationship with God?” And once you answer that, 2nd – “Is there another way to God?” We are in the Gospel by Mark 3.31-35. Jesus stops and looks around at those seated at His feet one day as He taught. […]

Do You Have a Personal Relationship w/ Jesus?

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WWJ-45 040307AM The most important question you will every be asked to answer is the question – “Do you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?”   This week as I stood in line buying food to feed 60 hungry servants working at the church, the man behind the counter looked at the tax-exempt paper […]

All Sins Are Forgivable

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WWJ-44 040222AM   The New Testament records 37 miracles[1] that Jesus performed during His earthly ministry. These include sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, life to the dead, health to the sick – and many other tremendous miracles supernaturally performed by Christ.   Which one was the greatest? If you analyze them they were […]

The Unpardonable Sin

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WWJ-43 040208AM As we open to Mark 3 today, we open to Jesus walking on this earth and confronting the Scribes, men of the Word. As we prepare to read the 11 verses that record that event stop and think what I just said. Jesus was face to face with a group of humans. Have […]

The Gospel Explained by Peter

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WWJ-42 040201AM People need heroes. Part of life is looking up to someone, being inspired by them, and rising to greater levels of accomplishment in whatever field they represent.   There are golfing heroes who inspire; basketball and football heroes who inspire; entertainers and authors who become heroes and inspire; political and civic heroes who […]

The Experience of Peter

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WWJ-41 040125AM Peter never forgot what Jesus told him at Caesarea Philippi. He knew Christ was the Rock and we are just living stones who are built into His habitation. As we open to the 1st words of the Gospel by Mark – note what they are. “The beginning of the GOSPEL of Jesus”. This whole […]

Peter

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WWJ-40 040118AM Meeting Peter the Apostle    Part 27 (040118AM) Return to previous Page | Print Listen: (To download Right-click here and choose “Save As”) Purchase this single sermon on CD As we open to the Book of Mark, we open to             the words of Mark      capturing the experiences of Peter The Gospel by Mark is the premier book of God’s Word about […]

No Failures are Permanent

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WWJ-39 001029AM What Can God do with Failures?    Part 39 (040111AM) Return to previous Page | Print Listen: (To download Right-click here and choose “Save As”) Purchase this single sermon on CD “What can God do with me if I have fail Privacy Policy  | Contact Us  |  We Believe  |  About Us  |  Support DTBM SEARCH: go HOME      BROADCAST      PODCASTS      VIDEOS      SERMONS      SERMON SERIES      PDF LIBRARY      SHOP      HOLY […]

Meet The Master’s Men – LOYAL

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WWJ-34 001022AM The Master’s Men: LOYAL    Part 34 (001022 AM ) Return to previous Page | Print Listen: (To download Rig Privacy Policy  | Contact Us  |  We Believe  |  About Us  |  Support DTBM SEARCH: go HOME      BROADCAST      PODCASTS      VIDEOS      SERMONS      SERMON SERIES      PDF LIBRARY      SHOP      HOLY LAND TRIPS              John’s Schedule Subscribe to Living Hope daily devotionals Check out our daily Living Hope devotional message in both print and […]

Meet Mark the Failure

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WWJ-33 001001AM Mark the Failure    Part 33 (001001 AM ) Return to previous Page | Print Listen: (To download Right-click here and choose “Save As”) Purchase this single sermon on CD This morning as we open our Bibles there is a name linked to the book we are studying. We are in the Gospel by ____  – RIGHT, Mark!   For as long as […]

Resting Our Weary Minds

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WWJ-32 000917AM If God has your mind – He has your body, If God has your mind – He has your emotions, If God has your mind – He has your appetites, If God has your mind – He has your time, If God has your mind – He has your money . . . see the point. The one […]

Celebrating Biblical Holidays

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WWJ-31 000910PM   First, SABBATH PURPOSES: what did Jesus say about the Sabbath? As Lord of Sabbath He said one thing, the Sabbath was made for man to worship God. It was not a prison, a straight jacket, a death squad to hunt Sabbath breakers, no; it was a delightful offer of spiritual communion with God. […]

How to Get Ready for Sunday

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WWJ-30 000910AM A matzah is a thin unleavened bread, pierced through with holes, marked with stripes, broken carefully from One piece into Three, the middle piece or 2nd of the unity is hidden or buried throughout the meal and then found or raised from the hiding place.   What does that sound like? The sinless life […]

How to End the Hurry In My Life

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WWJ-29 000903AM The Holy Spirit chose eight different Hebrew[1] words to paint the picture of the God who seeks us to come silently before Him and to listen to Him through His Word. A personal Sabbath feeds our patience, strengthens our obedience, focuses our spirit and renews our strength as Isaiah said “like an eagle” we […]

Enjoying a Personal Sabbath Rest

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WWJ-28 000827AM Just to feed three million people would take 1300 rail road box cars of food each day, or a daily train 9 1/2 miles long! Can you imagine the deafening buzz of all those people talking, walking, bartering, gathering, cooking, cleaning and caring for their campsites?   But on the Sabbath all the […]

Our Amazingly Jewish Heritage

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WWJ-27 000820PM   Our Amazingly Jewish Heritage   Tonight we are headed to a city made by God called the New JERUSALEM, It has Twelve Gates named after the 12 JEWISH Apostles, There are Twelve Foundations named after the 12 Tribes of ISRAEL, God sits on a hill called ZION, And we are heading to […]

How to Slow Life Down

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WWJ-26 000820AM Did you notice this morning the pace of your life as you came here to worship God? Perhaps[1] we all need to slow down and reflect on the following…   The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; we spend more, […]

Jesus Defines the Sabbath

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WWJ-25 000813AM   Jesus is seen transparently in the Gospel by Mark. In the pages of this book we are treated to Jesus weary, Jesus grieved, Jesus sorrowing; in other words we are repeatedly brought face to face with the human emotions of Jesus. And we are witnesses to the astonishment of the multitudes.   […]

When Should I Hunger for God?

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WWJ-24 000806PM When do we fast?   God has not laid down lengths, days, manners, and details. Rather, He says to us that His grace teaches us. Where did the Lord say that? In Titus 2:11-13:  “For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12. teaching us (This is an […]

How Do I Hunger for God?

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WWJ-23 000806AM This produced not a detachment from earthly life or other people; rather it led to such a lacking of love for things that these early saints actually had abundant and overflowing time to love and seek and win their neighbors.   Now for a moment, think of all the time we spend gathering, […]

What is Hungering for God?

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WWJ-22 000730AM We are continuing our study of a fascinating area of God’s Word – BIBLICAL FASTING. To best understand fasting in God’s Word we may need another way to describe biblical fasting, and that would be to ask: “How is your Hunger for God?” or “How are you doing in the total yielding of […]

Why Should I Hunger for God?

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WWJ-21 000723AM In the Old Testament we see biblical fasting is an urgent call to get serious about knowing God. In the New Testament we see biblical fasting is an ancient spiritual discipline to reschedule one’s life with God at the center instead of dining, relaxing, amusing, accumulating, advancing, securing, and a multitude of other […]

Matthew – Following Jesus

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WWJ-20 000716AM Two words sum up Christianity:  FOLLOWING JESUS. These two words also sum up the New Testament Church and the essence of the overcoming, victorious Christian life. Do you know them? As we look at Christ’s call of Matthew in Mark 2:13-17, see if you also are willing to follow Jesus. At the time […]

The Finished Work of Christ

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WWJ-19 000618PM When Jesus reached the last evening He would share with His beloved disciples, He celebrated Passover with them and transformed it into a special memorial to the FINISHED WORK of His death. He inaugurated the Lord’s Supper as the fulfillment of all Passovers. Communion is for His church to celebrate until He returns. In this […]

Brought to Jesus

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WWJ-18 000618AM God’s Word contains 66 books, 1189 chapters, 31,175 verses, and 810,697 words—but only five of those words will determine if you are forever happy in Heaven or forever horrified in Hell. The five words that sum up all of Christ’s earthly ministry are: Your sins are forgiven you! Jesus spoke those words to […]

Touches by Jesus

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WWJ-17 000611AM In this lesson we meet a leper, a walking dead man. Leprosy was the scourge of the ancient world. Nothing evoked more fear, more dread, or more revulsion than the sight of one of these walking dead. The smell of his decaying flesh declared his coming long before his tattered scraps of clothing […]

Hearing The Message of Jesus

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WWJ-16 000604PM Twelve men changed the world. Eleven of them ate, slept, sailed, and walked with Jesus. The twelfth man was a latecomer, so he got three years alone in the desert with Jesus.   These men were the apostles, the sent ones, those entrusted with the Gospel of God’s grace. Peter and the eleven together […]

The Message of Salvation by Jesus

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WWJ-15 000604AM Have you ever wished you could sit in the back of the crowd and listen to the greatest man who ever lived, Jesus Christ, and hear what He said to the lost and seeking crowds? Have you ever wondered how Jesus led someone to salvation? We have the records of Nicodemus, the woman […]

How to Get Alone with God

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WWJ-14 000528AM Jesus lived the perfect human life. He lived in a whirlwind of activity. He was constantly eating, walking, talking, and sleeping with twelve men who never seemed to leave Him alone. Vast crowds and desperate individuals sought him out. He was chided, rebuked, and even scoffed at by His own family. He was […]

Capernaum – The Town of Jesus

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WWJ-13 000321AM Sitting beside the loveliest lake in the world is the town of Jesus. Sitting beside the greatest road of the ancient world is the town of Jesus. Witness to the greatest sermons ever preached is the town of Jesus. Witness to the greatest miracles ever performed is the town of Jesus. Welcome to […]

Are You Fishing For Eternal Souls?

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WWJ-12 000514AM Jesus asked His disciples to follow Him and fish for eternal souls at perhaps the loveliest spot on earth, a lake in a land called Galilee. The spot is a blue-green lake called the Sea of Galilee or Kinneret as the locals call it. The Sea of Galilee is an oval-shaped body of […]

Three Crosses

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WWJ-11 000423AM Three Crosses stood upon Calvary 2,000 years ago. Those three crosses speak of two destinies, of three men and in what condition they died. Today you and I are just like one of those crosses. Because those three Crosses portray you and me. Those three crosses portray all that is important today, in […]

God’s Appointed Day

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WWJ-10 000416AM Tensions were the highest anyone had ever known. People everywhere were talking about Lazarus who was dead and now he is alive, Bartimaeus who had been a blind fixture by the roadside as predictably as the morning. And now he could see and was he ever sure how he regained his sight. And […]

The Message of Jesus Christ

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WWJ-09 000326PM As believers, one of the greatest privileges we have is knowing and sgaring the message of Jesus. What is the message of Jesus? In a moment we will examine it word by word from Mark 1. But before that, think of the wonderful change that the message of Jesus has brought. What a […]

The Temptation of Jesus

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WWJ-08 000319PM The 3rd great event in the earthly life of Christ was His Temptation. This event is perhaps one of the most vital as we seek to love and follow Jesus all our days. Why? Jesus met and defeated Satan as a man. And against the bleak panorama of the Judean Wilderness we see […]

The Baptism of Jesus

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WWJ-07 000312PM One of the richest studies for a disciple of Jesus is to follow His days in the Gospels. If you read closely the New Testament record you find a reference to specific days in the ministry of Jesus. By comparing the four gospel accounts we find there are 52 “days” chronicled in the […]

Baptism – John’s and Christ’s

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WWJ-06 000305PM Today, let’s join the crowds trudging out toward the Dead Sea, listen with me at the back of this massive group of people listening as John the Baptist preaches. They have come into the region to the immediate W of the Dead Sea—an utterly barren desert. This area was known as the realm […]

Meet John The Baptist

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WWJ-05 000227PM Today, may I introduce you to the greatest saint who ever lived? Jesus called him that. Great saints are like giant markers that point the world to God. Abel pointed to God from the altar outside Eden, and is one of the great saints by faith, but not the greatest. Enoch pointed to […]

Who was Mark?

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WWJ-04 000213PM We are in our 4th stop on this year-long time of WALKING WITH JESUS, Through the eyes of Peter, from the pen of Mark, and under the flawless breath of God’s Spirit the words of the Gospel by Mark lay before us. First, MARK’S GOSPEL IS EXCITING. Why? Because it is the apostle Peter […]

How to Find Treasure in the Word

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WWJ-03 000130PM Mark’s gospel is the apostle Peter recounting the greatest story ever told.  If you will let him, Mark will let you see, feel and experience what it was like to have God in a body, right here on earth. Marks gospel is a dramatic, vivid, full of color action packed video that takes […]

Mining for Gold in the Gospels

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WWJ-02 000116PM Today I would like to go on a treasure hunt with all of you. Most of us have at one time or another read or heard about some of the great treasure finds of history. From the golden treasures of Ancient Pharahonic Egypt, in King Tut’s tomb to the fabled lost gold of […]

Seeing Jesus in Mark

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WWJ-01 000102PM Today, we begin an incredible new study. You hold today in your hands: The ONLY Book for EVERY person in ANY situation for ALL of Life! We are starting a year-long time of WALKING WITH JESUS. Through the eyes of Peter, from the pen of Mark, and under the flawless breath of God’s […]

 
 
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