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But to Serve (Mark 10.35-45)

In Mark 10.35-45, the Disciples John and James approach Jesus with a request to be honored next to him in glory. Jesus’ response and subsequent teaching provide a radical glimpse into what life in the Kingdom of God should look like. “For even the Son of Man came not...
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War of Words (James 3.1-12)

All of us have said something in the past that we regret. We probably even knew it was bad the moment it came out of our mouths. Words have a powerful impact. They can tear people down, leave a bad impression and wreck relationships. What can be done about this? Listen to Bro....
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How to Enter the Kingdom (Mark 10.13-31)

“What must I do to inherit eternal life?” Variations on this question—spoken by the rich young man in Mark 10.13-31—are asked all the time. You’ve probably even asked it yourself. So what does Jesus have to say? What is required of us to enter into the Kingdom...
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Our Beliefs on the Holy Spirit

Our journey through the TRBC Statement of Beliefs continues with looking at the third part of the Trinity—the Holy Spirit. Despite the misunderstandings and abuses of the Spirit in contemporary Christianity, a healthy, worshipful understanding of His role in our salvation and...
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Great Expectations (Mark 8.27-9.1)

Jesus is the Christ, the long-awaited savior of the people of God. Yet he’s not the political or military leader they had come to expect. Rather, his salvation comes through suffering death and resurrection. What this means and how we are to respond to it is at the heart of...
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Jesus Provides (Mark 6.30-44)

In Mark 6, as Jesus and his disciples seek rest, the crowds seek Jesus. They have a hunger and Jesus has compassion. In the familiar feeding of the 5000 passage, we find that Jesus’ compassion provides both for the spiritual hunger and physical hunger of his sheep. This is...
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Faith Calms the Storm (Mark 4.35-41)

Jesus’ disciples fear for their lives. The sea beats against their boat, threatening to bury it under the tide, and them along with it. All the while, Jesus sleeps. When the disciples meet him with anger, Jesus turns to rebuke the sea and his disciples. Fear controls them,...
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The Kingdom of God for 2018 and Beyond (Mark 4.26-34)

Is it possible for us to know God’s plan for his kingdom this year? Sure, to an extent. We may not know every detail, but by listening to Jesus’ parables in Mark 4 we can know the direction God’s kingdom is headed and what our responsibilities are as believers...
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Why Jesus? (John 2.23-3.21)

As Christmas draws closer and closer, it’s good that we stop to ask ourselves, Why Jesus? Why do we celebrate the birth of a baby in Palestine 2000 years ago? Why do angels sing and we declare joy to the world? What about this child–and the things he’s going ...
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Whose Side are You On? (Mark 3.7-35)

Jesus’ ministry demands we pick a side; there’s no room for indifference. When face-to-face with the Son of God, the one through whom all things we’re created, we can either follow him or reject him. Learn more about what this means as we ask, “Whose Side...
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