The Way of the King Pt. 4
A survey of the miracles found in Mark's Gospel and a challenge to live and walk in the power of God's Kingdom. In light of the promised new heavens and new earth, James challeged us to to “let our then shape our now” and to look for opputunities to be an agent of healing and help to those in need.
The Way of the King Pt. 3(a)
Part 1 of "Kingdom Stories" serves as a review of some of the content from "The Call of the King - The Way of the King Pt. 2" and introduces the rabbinical tradition of storytelling - parables.
The Way of the King Pt. 3(b)
In "Kingdom Stories Pt. 2". Pastor Heath teaches about the parables found in Mark ch. 4 about the Kingdom of God; addresses the purpose behind Jesus' use of parables; and explains what he meant by the phrase "the kingdom of God".
The Way of the King Pt. 2
If we were able to be a fly on the wall during one of the church gatherings of the early Christians in the book of acts, we would probably be surprised how Jewish in nature these meetings were. As a westerner, almost 2000 years removed from the times of Christ, we often overlook, or flat-out misunderstand, some the Jewish nuances found in the Gospels. We must remember, Jesus was a Hebrew, a practicing Hebrew. His immediate followers/disciples were all Hebrew, most of the early church was of a Hebrew decent, and the greatest church-planting missionary ever, The Apostle Paul, was a Hebrew. When looking to understand the ways of Christ and how Christianity begun, we must look through a Hebraic lens. In this sermon, we considered the "Call of the Kingdom" and what being a disciple/follower of Jesus, a Hebrew rabbi, entailed for the early followers and what it entails for us.
The Way of the King Pt. 1
As a people who are easily distracted away from your kingdom and reality, may we learn to see Jesus for who he really is. May we learn to see him as the Christ, as OUR Christ, and follow the way of the King.