Sermons on Mark

What My Students Want Me to Say About Jesus

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Josiah Brown Bartimaeus Sermon

Bartimaeus

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Jairus and the Hemorrhaging Woman

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After the Healing

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Bartimaeus, a Crowd, and Jesus

The sermon is based on Mark 10:46-52 (CEB) Healing of blind Bartimaeus 46 Jesus and his followers came into Jericho. As Jesus was leaving Jericho, together with his disciples and a sizable crowd, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, Timaeus’ son, was sitting beside the road. 47 When he heard that Jesus of Nazareth was there, he began to shout, “Jesus, Son of David, show me mercy!” 48 Many scolded him, telling him to be quiet, but he shouted even louder, “Son of David, show me mercy!”…

Feeling Sad, Feeling Bad

The sermon is based on Mark 14:32-38 (CEB) Jesus in prayer 32 Jesus and his disciples came to a place called Gethsemane. Jesus said to them, “Sit here while I pray.” 33 He took Peter, James, and John along with him. He began to feel despair and was anxious. 34 He said to them, “I’m very sad. It’s as if I’m dying. Stay here and keep alert.” 35 Then he went a short distance farther and fell to the ground. He prayed that, if possible, he might be spared the…