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A Study of Mark

Surprising Student

Surprising Students Preached by Pastor Jason Abbott Introduction We’re going to end our study of Mark’s gospel with today’s sermon; however, if you compare today’s final passage to what’s in most of your Bibles, you might be asking why we’re ending here (and skipping the final 12 verses!). Well, briefly, …
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Ground Zero

Ground Zero Preached by Pastor Benjamin Vrbicek This morning we are in Mark 15:33-39. After three years on and off again in the book of Mark, this is our second to last sermon. Jason will be finishing it out next week. And since we are about to finish it, I …
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Rethinking Success

Rethinking Success Preached by Pastor Jason Abbott If you’re like me then you think about success in terms of great victories. We think of success as a last second buzzer beating shot in the championship game or rags to riches, against all odds, stories in which someone triumphs in business. …
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Do You See What I See

Do You See What I See Preached by Pastor Benjamin Vrbicek This morning we are in Mark 15:16-20. If you are new to our church, what we typically do here on a Sunday morning is spend time in song singing that have words that teach and remind us about the …
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Can I Get a Sub?

Can I Get a Sub? Preached by Pastor Jason Abbott Here is a humbling secret about me: I will often reflect back upon my past and imagine that I took some more heroic course of action than I actually took. This is a part of me that’s a lot like …
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He Said, She Said

He Said, She Said Preached by Pastor Benjamin Vrbicek This morning we are in Mark 14:53-72. This passage begins what is the “trial” portion of the Gospels—the time when Jesus is tried by both religious and civil authorizes. The trial portion of the Gospels leads to the crucifixion, and the …
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Brutus, Bountiful Betrayal and the Nameless Naked

Brutus, Bountiful Betrayal and the Nameless Naked Preached by Pastor Jason Abbott Introduction Americans love a good conspiracy theory movie; if you don’t believe me just google “conspiracy theory movies” and look at the voluminous list that arises: All the President’s Men (1976), The Boys from Brazil (1978), Robocop (1987), …
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The Cup

Preached by Pastor Benjamin Vrbicek This morning we are in Mark 14:32-42. Last week as Jason preached through the previous passage in Mark, we discussed a cup—the cup of the Passover meal that Jesus said was actually the cup of his blood that would be poured out for the forgiveness …
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And We All Fall Down

And We All Fall Down Preached by Pastor Jason Abbott Introduction Many of you might recognize this title as a line from the children’s song: “Ring Around The Rosie” and, if you did, you were right to make that connection. I definitely had the song in mind when I titled …
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Worship or Waste

Worship or Waste Preached by Pastor Benjamin Vrbicek The context of our passage is a Wednesday night dinner party—a celebration in Jesus’ honor.1 But it’s a serious and sober party because tomorrow night, Thursday night, Jesus knows he will be arrested, and that early the next morning, he will be …
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