The Death of the Son of God

The Death of the Son of God
(Mark 15:33-41)

I. The Misery of His Death (Mark 13:24-25; 15:33-37; Exodus 10:21-23; Hebrews 9:28; Amos 8:9; 1 Peter 2:9, 24; Psalm 22:1; John 19:30; Luke 23:46; Romans 6:23)

II. The Miracles at His Death (Mark 15:38; Matthew 27:51-53; John 14:6; Acts 4:12)

III. The Ministry and Misunderstanding in His Death (Mark 15:39; John 10:18)

The Via Dolorosa

The Via Dolorosa
(Mark 15:16-32)

I. Jesus and the Soldiers (Mark 15:16-20; Matthew 27:24-25; Isaiah 1:18; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Genesis 3:17-18; Romans 8:20-22)

II. Jesus and Simon (Matthew 8:34; 15:21; Romans 12:1-2; 16:13)

III. Jesus and Golgotha (Matthew 15:22-25; Psalm 22:18)

IV. Jesus and the Mockers (Mark 15:26-32; Luke 23:39-43)

The Rejected King

The Rejected King
(Mark 15:1-15)

I. The King Is Rejected by the Priests (Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66-71; 23:2; Ephesians 2:8-9; Romans 10:9; Acts 16:31)

II. The King Is Rejected by Pilate (Mark 15:2-5; Isaiah 53:7; Joshua 1:9)

III. The King Is Rejected by the People (Mark 15:6-15; Matthew 7:13-14; 25)

From Failure to Forgiveness

From Failure to Forgiveness
(Mark 14:66-72)

I. Peter’s Rejection (Mark 14:66-71; John 18:15,17,26; Matthew 26:72; Luke 22:58-59)

II. Peter’s Reasons
A. Pride (Mark 14:27-28; Proverbs 16:18; 1 Corinthians 10:12)
B. Defiance (Mark 14:31; Zechariah 13:7)
C. Prayerlessness and Indifference (Mark 14:33-38)
D. Impulsiveness (Mark 14:47)
E. Following at a Distance (Mark 14:54; James 4:8)

III. Peter’s Remorse (Mark 14:72; Luke 22:61; 1 John 1:9)

IV. Peter’s Restoration (Mark 16:7; John 21:15-17)

For Further Study: Peter addresses some of the problems that led to his own failure in First and Second Peter. He writes about pride (1 Peter 5:5-6), disobedience (1 Peter 1:2; 3:1; 4:17), prayerlessness (1 Peter 4:7), compromise (1 Peter 3:15; 2 Peter 3:17), and diligence (1 Peter 5:8; 2 Peter 1:10) Peter learned his lesson. He repented and was restored. What about you?

Pray for America!

Pray for America!

  1. Pray that we would humble ourselves, seek God’s face, and turn from wickedness. (2 Chronicles 7:14; Proverbs 22:4-6)
  2. Pray for light in the darkness. (2 Corinthians 4:6: Matthew 5:16; Isaiah 9:2; Colossian 1:12-14)
  3. Pray that God will help us let go of anger. (Ephesians 4:26-27, 31-32; Psalm 37:8)
  4. Pray that we will love God and others. (Mark 12:29-31, John 13:34)
  5. Pray for Christian unity. (Matthew 12:25; 1 Corinthians 1:10)
  6. Pray that the fear of God will drive our actions. (Proverbs 1:7; Acts 9:31; Isaiah 66:5; Psalm 2:11)
  7. Pray that God’s will be done in our country. (Matthew 6:9-10; Mark 14:36; Ephesians 3:20-21)

Guilty Before the Lord

Guilty Before the Lord
(Mark 14:53-65)

I. Guilty in Convocation (Mark 14:53-59; John 15:20; 18:13,24)

II. Guilty in Confrontation (Mark 14:60-62; Isaiah 53:7; Matthew 26:63; Exodus 3:14; John 5:22-23; Romans 10:9)

III. Guilty in Condemnation (Mark 14:62-65; Leviticus 21:10; Hebrews 7:26-28)

A Night of Betrayal

A Night of Betrayal
(Mark 14:43-52)

I. A Night of Conspiracies (Mark 14:43-46; John 12:6; Isaiah 53:7; John 8:24)

II. A Night of Courage (Mark 14:48-49; John 16:33; 18:4-5; Isaiah 53:3,8,12; 1 Corinthians 15:55-57; 1 Thessalonians 5:14; Hebrews 12:2)

III. A Night of Compromises (Mark 14:50-52; Hebrews 4:15-16; Ephesians 2:19)

IV. A Night of Compassion (Mark 14:47; Matthew 26:50; John 18:4-5, 10; Luke 22:51)

The Agony of the Cup

The Agony of the Cup
(Mark 14:27-42)

I. The Lord’s Powerful Prediction (Mark 14:27-31; John 16:32; Zechariah 13:7; Matthew 28:18-20; Proverbs 16:18)

II. The Lord’s Astonishing Affliction (Mark 14:32-34; Luke 22:44)

III. The Lord’s Painful Petition (Mark 14:35-36; Romans 8:15; Philippians 2:8)

IV. The Lord’s Earnest Exhortation (Mark 14:37-41a; Luke 22:45; 1 Peter 5:8; Ephesians 6:10)

V. The Lord’s Sure Submission (Mark 14:41b-42; Hebrews 2:18)

The Lord’s Supper

The Lord’s Supper
(Mark 14:12-26)

I. The Preparations for the Supper (Mark 14:12-16)
A. The Purpose for the Preparations (Mark 14:12; Exodus 12:5; 1 Peter 1:19; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Romans 5:9; 1 Peter 3:18; Romans 10:13)
B. The Plan for The Preparations (Mark 14:13-16; Luke 22:8; Proverbs 15:3; Hebrews 4:15-16)

II. The Pronouncement at the Supper (Mark 14:17-21; Matthew 26:25; John 13:21-27)

III. The Picture in the Supper (Mark 14:22-26; Ephesians 2:8-9; Isaiah 53:6; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 12:2; Revelation 19:11-16)

A Portrait of Extravagant Love

A Portrait of Extravagant Love
(Mark 14:1-11)

I. The Demonstration of Extravagant Love (Mark 14:3; John 12:1-3; Psalm 118:1)
II. The Criticism of Extravagant Love (Mark 14:4-5; 10-11; John 12:4; Galatians 1:10)
III. The Defense of Extravagant Love (Mark 14:6-9; Matthew 10:42; Colossians 3:23-24; James 4:13-17; 2 Timothy 4:8)