Mark 13:1-36

Mark 13:1-36

Mark 13:37Vintage message from March 18, 2001.

It is not about buildings. It is not about the magnificent things that we can do for God. It’s about the motives of our heart. He doesn’t look at the things that we build. He looks at the life that we live and how we live it…

Watch out that no one deceives you. How do you do that? By a careful and regular study of God’s Word. Knowing Him, learning His heart, learning His Word and the things that He has said… Are you watching out [so you are not deceived]? Are you studying God’s Word, preparing your heart [so] that you will not be deceived by the winds of doctrine that come passing our way?…

I’m not going to tell you what to believe. I’m going to tell you, don’t be deceived. I’m not going to tell you why or how to believe. I’m going to tell you to study to show yourself approved. Dig into God’s Word and find out what He says…

He’s talking to everyone, “Watch.” If you do nothing else in your life for Jesus Christ but simply watch and have your life ready for the time that He returns, He says, “Do not be found sleeping.” I don’t believe He’s saying don’t go take a nap if you’re tired. He understands how He created the physical body, but you know, there are people who are spiritually asleep… They have no clue Who Jesus really is. They’re asleep.

Pastor Dave Elkins

Mark 12:35-44