Bible Study

Don’t just take our word for it . . . take His! We encourage you to spend time examining the following passage(s) of Scripture that shaped this sermon: Mark 1.14-15.

Sermon Outline

  1. An Urgent Message
  2. An Accessible Message
  3. Your Response

Discussion Questions

  • Steve said that in our lives we have opportune moments, Kairos moments. These moments can be both good and bad but both can propel us toward God and toward a deeper trust in God. Can you think of a Kairos moment in your life that led you closer to God?
  • What does it mean to say that there is an urgency in the message of the Kingdom of God? Why is there an urgency?
  • What did you think about the image of the carousel?
  • What difference does it make to your response to the Kairos moment in your life if you know that along with the moment at hand, God has also given you grace to respond?
  • In what way is the message of the Kingdom accessible?
  • Does it make a difference to recall that before you consider moving toward God, God has first moved toward you?
  • In what way(s) has God moved toward you?
  • What does this first step toward you (us) by God say about God?
  • What is repentance?
  • What is belief?
  • Who should you tell about this good news?

Resources Cited/Consulted

  • BST: The Message of Mark, Donald English
  • NINCT: The Gospel of Mark, William Lane

Questions?

Do you have a question about today’s sermon? Email Steve Wood (SWood@StAndrews.Church).

Audio and Video

You can listen to the sermon by using the player below or via the St Andrew’s Sermon Podcast on iTunes and Spotify.