Good News According To Mark
New Hope Church embarks on a study of the Gospel of Mark, the fastest-paced gospel where the life and deeds of Jesus the Messiah are highlighted for an action-oriented culture.
February 7 Jesus Cleanses a Leper
The leper, overcome by the healing he received from Jesus Christ, told others about his healing when Jesus expressly told him not to. Answered prayer or blessing can be a greater challenge for obedience to Christ rather than if no answer occurred.
February 14 Jesus’ Authority to Forgive Sin
Jesus seems to be assuming a great deal in forgiving the sins of a man who came to him to have his palsy healed. Jesus is God and therefore has the authority to forgive sin and to heal.
February 21 Scandal of Grace
A despised tax collector is transformed by the love of Jesus. Christ exalts the humble and puts to shame those who are proud.
February 28 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath, Part 1
Jesus says that the Sabbath was “made for man, not man for the Sabbath”. It was instituted to provide healthy rest for man. Human need takes precedence over religious ritual.
March 7 Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath, Part 2
Jesus said to those who were watching to see if Jesus would heal on the Sabbath, “Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life or to kill?” By healing the man with the withered hand, the mercy of Christ triumphed over the legalism of man.
Christ in the Passover: An Easter Series
Join us for our Easter 2021 series called “Christ in the Passover”. We have been going through the Passover narrative from Exodus 11—12, seeking to understand how the symbolism of that event ultimately points to Christ. It is our prayer that this series will lead us into adoring the Lord Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God who was slain for our sins. “For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed” (1 Corinthians 5:7).