Sermons by Riley Driver

Sermons by Riley Driver

Mark 6:2

Mark 6:1-30

Return, Repentance, Revenge, Report Review 5:21-24a Jairus, one of the synagogue officials, an important and respected man in the community came to Jesus with an attitude of selflessness, humility, and belief that Jesus could heal his daughter. Jesus left with him and a large crowd pressing about them. 5:24b-34 There was an interruption as they hurried to Jairus’ for Jesus to his daughter. An unclean woman touched Jesus’ garment in faith and immediately she was healed of her 12 year…
Mark 5:36

Mark 5:1-43

Review 4:21-23 Parable of the Lamp & Obligation Jesus uses the lamp to point out two import spiritual truths to the disciples and to us. They and we are responsible for the sharing of the truth – it must be shared. This parable tells them and tells us the truths revealed are to be shared! Ends with an admonishment in v23, If anyone has ears to hear, let them hear. 4:24-25 In these two short verses we have the concept…
Mark 4:40

Mark 4:21-41

Lamp/Obligations, Growing Seed, Mustard Seed, Calming the Storm Review 4:4-20 Parable of the Sower, the Seeds, and the Soils followed by the explanation The sower represents Jesus specifically and anyone else who proclaims the Word of God – first the disciples and then through time us! The seed represents the Word of God, eventually the Gospel. The last group are those in good soil who not only hear the message, they accept it fully, and acknowledge it as their own…
Mark 4:23

Mark 4:1-29

Revival – Parables – Obligations Review 1:5 A revival was going on, something new was happening motivating people to repentance. 1:14-15 The Kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news. 1:38 After healing many and driving out many demons the next day; Let us go to the nearby villages so I can preach there. That is why I have come. He went, in Galilee, preaching in synagogues and driving out demons. 2:17 … , Jesus said…
But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins.

Mark 2:1-3:6

(Recording begins mid-message.) Short Overview of Mark: First comparing the Gospels to movies: Consider the size of the four Gospels Mark – 678 verses, 11,304 words – written for Roman Gentiles – short immediate action movie Matthew – 1,071 verses, 18,345 words – written for Jewish Christians – lots of detail and background Luke – 1,151 verses, 19,482 words written for Gentiles – from his trips with Paul originally tied to Acts John – 879 verses, 15,635 words written for…
Therefore let us stop passing judgement on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.

Romans 14:1-21

REVIEW: Romans 13:14 Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Yeshua the Messiah; and don’t waste your time thinking about how to provide for the sinful desires of your old nature. CJB Romans 12:1-2 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of…
Romans 13:8

Romans 13:8-14

REVIEW: 13:1-2 Four examples where this seems to have been violated: Exodus 1:22-2:1-3 Daniel 3:14-18 Daniel 6:11-13 Matthew 2:13-15a&16 So what are we to make of this? What Jesus had to say: Mark 12:17 and Luke 12:12-21 Romans 13:3-4 Example Proverbs 28:1 Romans 13:5 Do not set yourself up as sole arbiter of what is just and what is not, but use God’s word and His appointed leaders – even there be cautious. When Paul wrote this, the first generation…
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.

Romans 13:1-7

REVIEW: Romans 12:1-2 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:6-8 Whatever your gift is, use it…
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be instant in prayer.

Romans 12:2-21

(Recording is distorted) Do Not Conform, Serve the Body, Love not Hate REVIEW: Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 12:2 Why are you here? Once you have made Jesus your Savior and your Lord you become a living sacrifice. As a living sacrifice, learning how to be a non-conformist! Look at Romans 12:2…
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Romans 11:33-12:2

Your Living Sacrifice – Holy and Acceptable /Pleasing REVIEW: Matthew 26:26-28 Communion While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it and gave it to His disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is My body.” Then He took a cup, and when He had given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This is My blood of the new covenant, which is poured out for many for…
Oh, how great are God's riches and wisdom and knowledge!

Romans 11:22-36

Israel’s Salvation and I, Paul, Know Nothing REVIEW: Romans 9: God is sovereign and no one deserves to go to heaven. It is only through God’s sovereign mercy we are afforded the opportunity to accept the free gift of Grace for salvation. Romans 10:9-10 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are…