Who is this man? That's the question with which Mark confronts his readers in these opening eight chapters. Mark puts his premise before his readers in the opening words, asserting that Jesus is not just the long-awaited Jewish Messiah, but the very Son of God.
17/04/2016 | Craig Dobbie
Craig Dobbie shows us from Mark 8 what the cross reveals about the Christian life - that it's all about dying to your old self, and living knowing that your old self has died to sin. As we've seen all through Mark, the genuine follower of Jesus will be someone who treasures and safeguards the forgiveness of God that has come to him by grace.
10/04/2016 | Craig Dobbie
Craig Dobbie examines some popular views people hold concerning Jesus, while showing Jesus' view of Himself and what it means to follow Him. Have you been captured by the goodness of the gospel to consider the real Jesus? Have you counted the cost of following Him, and are you living to lose your life in order to save it?
3/04/2016 | Craig Dobbie
Craig Dobbie shows us three kinds of blindness in Mark 8, drawing attention to how we as humans naturally don't want to see who Jesus is because of our broken hearts. Jesus came as the great solution to our blindness, but have you realised the depth of the problem and are you being honest with God about where you're at?