At Emmaus Road Church, we preach from the Bible in an expository manner. In other words, we normally preach through a book of the Bible or section of Scripture, and we always seek to make the point of the text become the point of the sermon.

Mark 1:29-39 “Jesus’ Ministry”

Here, in this text, we are privileged to see Jesus work out various aspects of his earthly ministry. As we read, we could ask, “What was important to Jesus in ministry? How did he do it? How did he think about people? How should we follow after him in the same way?”

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Mark 1:21-28 “Authority: Part One”

Word spreads. And we want it to spread, and we help it to spread. Our hope is that every mind and heart would be faced with the authoritative Christ and every person would be forced to look up from the distractions of their own sin and pointless pursuits and come to terms with Jesus.

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Mark 1:16-20 “Kingdom Recruits”

What does it look to follow Jesus? At the beginning of his ministry, Jesus called four lowly fishermen to follow him and be his disciples. He called them to leave their lives, jobs, and family behind and follow him and as they follow him he calls them to fish for men by casting the net of the gospel. For us, following Jesus looks like living for him where he has called us. We are called to take part in the building of his kingdom and that begins with how we live for him where he has called us, whether as a husband, wife, father, mother, son, daughter, employee, or employer. Wherever he has called us, we must live to bring him glory and fish for men by proclaiming the gospel.

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Daniel 7 “Kingdom 101” (Kings & Kingdoms)

This passage shows us that God stands in judgment against the kingdoms of the earth. He speaks definitively against them by setting up his kingdom in their midst. By this text, God intends to assure us that he is concerned with world history and will bring about real change in it.

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