…With Boldness

Sabbath, April 1st, 2017 – Acts 4:1-22 “The gospel message itself is bold and it inspires confidence.” – David Fox

Chairs, Cups, and Greatness

Sabbath, May 14th, 2016 – Mark 10:35-45 “We should pursue greatness for God’s glory; that’s worship.  We should not pursue greatness for our own glory; that’s pride.” – David Fox

There is no “I” in Team

Sabbath, April 2nd, 2016 – Mark 9:30-41 “I hope you’re hearing me right: I want you to try as hard as you can to put yourself last and serve others.  There is not “I” in team, and we as a church are a much stronger team when you can get over yourself and begin to…

Jesus Presents Us with a Trilemma

Sabbath, July 25th, 2017 – Mark 3:20-35 “Jesus presents us with a trilemma.  We can see him as having malicious intent: a liar, or a great con man, someone leading people away from the true teachings of Judaism.  Or we can see Jesus as some in this passage: his time in ministry has left him…

Jesus the Game-Changer

Sabbath, June 27th, 2015 – Mark 2:18-22 “Here’s the good news:  Jesus wants to make you into a new wineskin and fill you with new wine.  The gospel is a new wine, and it cannot be contained in an old wineskin of religious piety or legalism.  Jesus both makes you a new wineskin, and then…

An Exchange of Clean

Sabbath, June 6th, 2015 – Mark 1:40-45 “I want to conclude by reveling in the leper’s words to Jesus:  “If you will, you can make me clean.”  Oh, this is such a prayer that you and I ought to pray.  We too continually need Jesus to be cleansing us, making us clean, and healing our…

We Mustn’t Misunderstand Messiah

Sabbath, May 30th, 2015 – Mark 1:29-39 “Here’s the takeaway from this encounter with Jesus: God’s kingdom is coming; God’s kingdom is here.  Jesus came to bring a foretaste of God’s kingdom.  He is restoring the fallen world to God’s order of things.  We look at these miracles of Jesus, and we think, “wow, that’s…