The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

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This message series from 2012 on the book of Mark focuses on the theme of the Suffering Servant.  Jesus is not only the long awaited Messiah King, but also the Suffering Servant.   The cross must precede the crown -- not only for Jesus, but also for his followers.

August 19, 2012

Mark 15:40-16:8

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message concludes our study on the book of Mark. It examines the ending of Mark's Gospel, and argues for where the book originally ended: with fear and failure.

August 12, 2012

Mark 15:33-39

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message looks at Jesus' words from the cross, and examines how God hid aspects of His redemption plan and tricked Satan into defeating himself -- forever tearing down his original lie that God

August 5, 2012

Mark 14:32-15:34

Speaker: 
Ryan Nutter
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message examines the trial, torture, and death of Jesus, and our right response to it.

July 29, 2012

Mark 11:11-27a

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message looks at the unfruitful fig tree and compares it to the unfruitful temple.  Jesus is looking for the fruit of real faith in our lives. Where in our lives do we have only the appearance of fruit?

July 22, 2012

Mark 10:46-52

Speaker: 
Bob Anderson
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message examines the story of Jesus' healing of a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, and calls us to also desperately desire Jesus to help us see Him clearly.


July 15, 2012

Mark 9:33-35

Speaker: 
Bob Anderson
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message examines Jesus' interaction with his disciples when they are fighting about who was the greatest amongst them.  Jesus turns their view of greatness on its head, and teaches that true greatness in His Kingdom values sacrificial, serving love above all.

July 8, 2012

Mark 9:1-13

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message looks at the mountaintop experience Peter, James, and John had with Jesus as He was transfigured before them.  The message is the Crown of Glory compeled Jesus toward the Cross.  And all who follow Him are called to likewise take up their crosses daily.

July 1, 2012

Mark 8:22-35

Speaker: 
Dave Geldart
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message examines the reality of spiritual blindess and our need for Jesus to heal us so we can see clearly.  Jesus wants us to see that not only is He the long-awaited Messiah King, but also the Suffering Servant.

June 24, 2012

Mark 5:1-20

Speaker: 
Dave Geldart
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message examines Jesus' and the disciples' encounter with a demon-possessed man.  It shows that the spiritual realm, including demons, is real, and that Jesus has power to free us from evil.

June 17, 2012

Mark 5:21-43

Speaker: 
Ben Deaver
Message Series: 
The Suffering Servant: The Cross Precedes the Crown (2012)

This message looks at Jesus healing a woman and raising a girl from the dead.  Jesus proves He is Lord of Time and we can trust His timetables.

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