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Feb 12

What is the Lord’s Supper?

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The Church: God's New Humanity, in Jesus

We continue in our series, The Church: God’s New Humanity, in Jesus. The local church is far more important to the Christian life than most realize. Often, this is because we haven’t taken the time to ask the simple, but profound, question, “What is Jesus’ church?” Today we ask, “What is the Lord’s Supper?” What does it mean? Who is it for? How does it fit into the church’s life? Jesus wants us to know what and why we practice the Supper, so let’s find out.

Audio | Notes | Mark 14:22-25
Oct 12

The False Trial

Mark, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett


Today, in Mark 14:53-15:15, we read about Jesus's (false) trial. The scene is dark, Jesus is alone, and the outlook is grim. His friends have abandoned him. The religious leaders are out to trap him. False witnesses spew lies about him. The government is not sure what to do with him. Roman soldiers abuse him. In a word, Jesus is completely abandoned. From this point on, what Jesus has come to do, he has to do it by himself.

Audio | Mark 14:53-15:15
Oct 5

The Garden

Mark, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett


We are in the final weeks of our study of the Gospel of Mark. Today we reach the famous scene that takes place in the garden of Gethsemane in Mark 14:27-52. If the storm clouds were forming over Jesus during His last supper with the disciples, the plot turns completely dark here. Due to our familiarity with this story it is easy to miss how much of a thematic shift takes place in the garden.

Audio | Mark 14:27-52
Sep 28

The Last Supper

Mark, Media, Sermons | by Pastor Adam Sinnett


In Mark 14:1-26 there is a noticeably dramatic transition in the story of Jesus. The story turns to Jesus' end as the crucifixion is approaching and He spends His last meals with disciples and followers. Mark begins this section with asking the reader to examine their hearts through the recounting of a woman who gives her most treasured and valuable possession to anoint Jesus' feet. He then tells of the last Passover meal where Jesus declares through the symbols of bread and wine that all prior acts of deliverance, sacrifice, and salvation of Israel point to Him, and the blood He would pour out for many. We will see that the constant portrayal of discipleship is of those who will go all in for the love of their Lord, and are asked if we will actively receive Jesus for relationship with Him and become a new family.

Audio | Mark 14:1-26