Category Archives: Sermons and articles on the Gospel of Mark

266.Why do people do evil things? (Another High School Shooting Tragedy in the USA.)

Australians recoiled in horror when they heard the news of yet another school shooting in the USA. Parents and Grandparents throughout the world can only begin to imagine the shock and pain and the sense of loss being experienced in … Continue reading

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265. The Baptism and Temptation of Jesus. Jesus’ Ministry And Ours. Mark 1:9-15 [the Gospel for Sunday 18th February 2018]

(This is a re-posting of an article posted about 6 years ago but may be relevant for a time such as this.) What would you do if there was a man going around your local streets yelling out day after … Continue reading

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259. JESUS’ TRANSFIGURATION AND HOW WE CAN BE TRANSFORMED. (Suggestions for sermons on Mark 9:2-9 the Gospel for Sun 11th Feb 2018.)

One of the great blessings of being involved in Christian ministry is seeing individuals transformed by the grace of God. Often one could not have imagined that people could change so markedly and often so quickly. It seems that some … Continue reading

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257. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF GOD-GIVEN OPPORTUNITIES. [Sermon on Mark 1:29-39] [For Sunday 4th Feb 2018]

Isn’t it sad to think that something was available for you and you missed out on receiving it? It can happen in every area of life. It can happen in relationships Many years ago I was having lunch with two … Continue reading

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158. Sermon on Mark 1:21-27. “The Authority of Jesus in His Teaching and in Releasing People From Bondage to Evil Spirits”   

Jesus overcame all the temptations and assaults of the devil in the wilderness. As He began His ministry He was about to help people through His authoritative teaching and in exercising His authority in setting them free from the powers … Continue reading

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157. Sermon on Mark 1:29-34. “Taking Advantage Of The Opportunities For Receiving God’s Blessing and Healing.”

Isn’t it sad to think that something was available for you and you missed out on receiving it? It can happen in every area of life. Sometimes we fail to act on the opportunities that are open before us. It … Continue reading

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098. What Do You Want Jesus To Do For You? Mark 10:35-45

(Adapted from a sermon preached at Winter Park, Florida on Sunday 21 October 2012) We are looking at the words from our Gospel passage. James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came up to Jesus and said to him, “Teacher, … Continue reading

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