Worship: October 16th, 2011

Published on Oct 10th, 2011 by jmeyers | 0

On Sunday, October 16th, Pastor Tony preached from the Gospel of Mark, using primarily text from Mark 8:1-10.  He reminded us about Jesus feeding the 4000 once again showing His sufficiency and the abundant grace of God providing for all our needs. Worship was at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.

8:30 am Early Worship Service
9:45 am Children’s Sunday School
10:00 am Youth and Adult Sunday School
11:00 am Late Worship Service
6:00 pm Evening Prayer & Study

Preaching: Rev. Tony Felich (Sermon Audio Page | Other Sermons)

Text: Mark 8:1-21 

Jesus Feeds the Four Thousand
 
1In those days, when again a great crowd had gathered, and they had nothing to eat, he called his disciples to him and said to them, 2“I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days and have nothing to eat. 3And if I send them away hungry to their homes, they will faint on the way. And some of them have come from far away.” 4And his disciples answered him, “How can one feed these people with bread here in this desolate place?” 5And he asked them, “How many loaves do you have?” They said, “Seven.” 6And he directed the crowd to sit down on the ground. And he took the seven loaves, and having given thanks, he broke them and gave them to his disciples to set before the people; and they set them before the crowd. 7And they had a few small fish. And having blessed them, he said that these also should be set before them. 8And they ate and were satisfied. And they took up the broken pieces left over, seven baskets full. 9And there were about four thousand people. And he sent them away. 10And immediately he got into the boat with his disciples and went to the district of Dalmanutha. 

The Pharisees Demand a Sign

11The Pharisees came and began to argue with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him. 12And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.” 13And he left them, got into the boat again, and went to the other side.

The Leaven of the Pharisees and Herod

14Now they had forgotten to bring bread, and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. 15And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” 16And they began discussing with one another the fact that they had no bread. 17And Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why are you discussing the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Are your hearts hardened? 18Having eyes do you not see, and having ears do you not hear? And do you not remember? 19When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you take up?” They said to him, “Twelve.” 20“And the seven for the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you take up?” And they said to him, “Seven.” 21And he said to them, “Do you not yet understand?”

Worship Hymns:

Hymn of Adoration: #345 Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken
Hymn or Spiritual Song: #93 The Tender Love a Father Has
Hymn of Response: #524 Thy Works, Not Mine, O Christ
Dismissal Hymn: #358 For All the Saints  (6)

Additional Readings: The Shorter Catechism Q/A’s 4-8

Q. 4. What is God?
A. God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth.

Q. 5. Are there more Gods than one?
A. There is but one only, the living and true God.

Q. 6. How many persons are there in the Godhead?
A. There are three persons in the Godhead: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one God, the same in substance, equal in power and glory.

Q. 7. What are the decrees of God?
A. The decrees of God are, his eternal purpose, according to the counsel of his will, whereby, for his own glory, he hath foreordained whatsoever comes to pass.

Q. 8. How doth God execute his decrees?
A. God executeth his decrees in the works of creation and providence.

Full Liturgy for October 16th, 2011 (PDF)

Sermons from the Exposition of Mark
(click on the link for the sermon page with audio)

Sermon
Scripture Text
Introduction to MarkMark 1:1
A Memorable Introduction to the Greatest Ministry the World Has Ever SeenMark 1:1-8
The King Begins to Take His Throne
Mark 1:9-15
Jesus' Kingdom Building StrategyMark 1:14-20
The Authority of Jesus ChristMark 1:21-28
Signs of the Presence of the Kingdom of GodMark 1:29-45
We all need to be HealedMark 2:1-12
Thank God Jesus is a Friend to SinnersMark 2:13-17
Christ over TraditionalismMark 2:18-22
The Hatred of Christ's Lordship is not NewMark 2:23-3:6
People, Pressure, PurposeMark 3:7-19
The Ugly Fruit of UnbeliefMark 3:20-35
The Secret to the Kingdom of GodMark 4:1-20
Kingdom Parables with a PurposeMark 4:21-34
The Storm MasterMark 4:35-41
Christ can Set You FreeMark 5:1-20
Human Despair and Helplessness Meets the Power of ChristMark 5:21-43
Gospel Ministry Amidst UnbeliefMark 6:1-13
Costly ConvictionMark 6:14-29
Jesus, the newer, (way) better MosesMark 6:30-44
Encouragement for Storm-tossed ChristiansMark 6:45-56
The Place of TraditionMark 7:1-13
The Heart of the MatterMark 7:14-23
Jesus is Astonishing (Part 1)Mark 7:24-30
Jesus is Astonishing (Part 2)Mark 7:31-37
Jesus proving His sufficiency...againMark 8:1-10
Don't You Get it?Mark 8:10-21
Do You See Anything?Mark 8:17-26
Do You See Anything?Mark 8:22-26
Confessing ChristMark 8:27-33
Follow ChristMark 8:34-38
Sharing in the Glory of ChristMark 9:1-13
Belief, Unbelief, Partial BeliefMark 9:14-32
An Unusual Measure for GreatnessMark 9:33-41
Kill or be KilledMark 9:42:50
The Question about DivorceMark 10:1-12
No Adults Allowed!Mark 10:13-16
The Rich, Young, Delusional RulerMark 10:17-23
All things are possible with GodMark 10:23-31
Reality Check about following JesusMark 10:31-45
He is Calling YouMark 10:46-52
The Supremacy of God's Plan Over Human ExpectationsMark 11:1-11
The Wrath of JesusMark 11:12-22
Encouraged to BelieveMark 11:20-25
The motives of unbelieving man and the purpose of Almighty GodMark 11:27-12:12
The Church and the StateMark 12:13-17
The Blessings of Biblical knowledgeMark 12:18-27
Close is only good in horseshoes and hand grenadesMark 12:28-34
Who is Jesus?Mark 12:35-40
Cirrhosis of the GiverMark 12:41-44
Stay AwakeMark 13:1-37
A Beautiful Offering for the Perfect OfferingMark 14:1-11
Poured out for ManyMark 14:12-26
Christ Our StrengthMark 14:26-42
Christ in Control of His Own ArrestMark 14:43-52
Justice?Mark 14:53-65
Hope for all of us failing SinnersMark 14:26-72
Christ before Pilate?Mark 15:1-15
The King is CrucifiedMark 15:16-32
What Can Wash Away my Sin?Mark 15:33-41
He is risen; He is not hereMark 16: 1-8
Tony's Blog Postings
Lay off John Mark[LINK]
Overpowering Word of Exorcism[LINK]
That Squandering old city of Capernaum[LINK]
Sickness and Sin[LINK]
Jesus Choosing of The Twelve[LINK]
Get Crazy[LINK]
The Growth God gives to His Word when Sown[LINK]
With Christ is Enough[LINK]
When Pigs Floated...[LINK]
Amazing[LINK]
Um....Yeah...there is five loaves and two fishes[LINK]
Tell Everyone[LINK]
Jesus takes sinners by the hand...[LINK]
John Owen on beholding the glory of Christ[LINK]
Spurgeon on the spiritual life of children...[LINK]

 

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