Do you control "it", or does "it" control you? "It" points to something deeper and darker, something that oppresses us universally - and something that Jesus came to free us from. The question is, how can we help free others from "it"?
Sermon Tag: <span>Mark</span>
Sometimes life comes at us in ways we wish it didn't, and we need to express our sorrows, our frustrations, our complaints to God. That's called a lament, and the Psalms teach us how to do just that...and they reveal that God actually wants us to bring our laments to him!
Jesus: the center, the climax of the story. From his life, to his death, and through to his resurrection, he shows us who God is, brings about his kingdom on earth, and calls us each to follow him.
"They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything." This is our calling as well. How can we possibly live this out?
Do you know your idols? Do you know what to do with them? Do you know how Jesus looks at you with your idols? Check it out here.
Take some time to understand what someone "lives" with, and you'll understand them.
How might Jesus be inviting you to follow him to unimagined places?
Where can you go that is outside of God’s reach? The Psalms promise us that there is no such place. Jesus proves it true in his death. He took on our death so that we could be assured of life. This really changes things. In fact, it changes everything.
What inspires people to follow Jesus? When they experience Jesus followers follow him in mercy, even in the face of adversity. Check out more here!
What did the centurion see when he saw Jesus breathe his last breath? Whatever he saw, we need to see it too.