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You Can Move Mountains: God’s Answer to Impossibility

By yourself, you can never move a mountain, but God can. So ask him!

Sermon Series: Big Promises
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Give Them Something to Eat

When we have nothing, God gives us so much that we have plenty to share with others.

Text: Mark 6:37
Sermon Series: Give Them Something to Eat
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Men As Trees Walking

“And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. […]

Text: Mark 8:22-26
Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
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Peace, Be Still! A Short Sermon from the Sea of Galilee

Lord, don’t you care – that my child is sick, my marriage is falling apart, I have no money, I feel so alone? All of us have moments when life tumbles in around us, when we feel utterly alone and forgotten by God. In those moments we have a choice to make.

Text: Mark 4:35-41
Sermon Series: Standalone Messages
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If I Believe, Why Do I Doubt?

This is a sermon about a topic we rarely discuss in church. This is a sermon about doubt. As such, […]

Text: Mark 9:24
Sermon Series: Crucial Questions
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The Man from the Tombs: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Spiritual Bondage

“You can only believe in God if you believe in the devil as well.”—Dutch novelist Harry Mulisch   This is […]

Text: Mark 5:1-17
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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The Dubious Disciples: Christ Speaks to the Problem of Limited Faith

Here’s a letter I recently received from a prisoner in the Cook County jail. Just before Christmas we donated 500 […]

Text: Mark 6:32-44
Sermon Series: Conversations with Jesus: Christ Speaks to Modern Problems
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Mountain-Moving Prayer

“Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself […]

Text: Mark 11:22-24
Sermon Series: Adventures in Prayer
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Who Owns Your Life?

How much did Jesus give when he died on the cross? He gave it all. He held nothing back. He offered his very best to God. The words of the invitation hymn come to mind: “Jesus paid it all, all to him I owe.” If you ever discover who owns your life, giving will be no problem to you. Giving is hard only when you think you own it all. When you realize that he owns it all, and that he paid it all, the little bit you give is the very least you can do.

Text: Mark 8:34-38
Sermon Series: Who Owns Your Life
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Take Up Your Broom and Follow Me

Make me a servant, humble and meek; Lord let me lift up those who are weak.

Text: Mark 10:45
Sermon Series: Servants Unlimited