Weekly biblically-based sermons from the Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. You're invited to listen in through this podcast. Get more information about the church at www.capenazarene.org.
Mark 1 : 9-15 – February 21, 2021
Text: Mark 1 : 9-15In times of waiting for God’s grace, there is a call to commit ourselves to Him; oftentimes being asked to make sacrifices. Jesus – who is the Messiah and is the one to usher in the kingdom of God – is baptized into that mission but also finds himself waiting in…
Mark 9:2-12 – February 14, 2021
Text: Mark 9:2-12Jesus’ transfiguration in front of the disciples comes at a time not long after He told them that He would have to die and be raised again. This shows us that the power of God is not just found in mountain-top experiences or exhibitions of power. It also comes in the moments of…
“Raised for Service” – February 7, 2021
“Raised for Service”Text: Mark 1:29-39We continue learning about the life and ministry of Jesus through the Gospel of Mark. When Jesus healed Simon’s mother-in-law from her illness, she immediately began to serve. The use of the Greek word for “raised” in describing Jesus helping her up not only foreshadows His own resurrection, but also describes…
Who is Our Teacher? – January 31, 2021
“Who is Our Teacher?”Text: Mark 1:21-28When Jesus began teaching in the synagogues, He was described as “teaching with authority.” When we allow Him to be our teacher, we receive the authority to extend compassion, grace and love and to help people through their struggles.
“Intersections: Giving Purpose to the Imperfect” – January 24, 2021
“Intersections: Giving Purpose to the Imperfect”Text: Mark 1:14-20When Jesus calls His first disciples, they leave their unmended fishing nets to follow Him. God does not demand perfection from us from the start; rather, beginning to following Jesus is often an action where we anticipate the salvation He is going to bestow upon us and trust…
John 1:43-51 – January 17, 2021
Text: John 1:43-51We continue our study of John chapter 1 with the story of the calling of Philip and Nathanael as disciples. Just as Jesus knows Nathanael’s character when He first sees him, He knows us as well, knowing that the Spirit of God is within us, guiding us.