SERMON NOTES 8.16.20

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MARK MOORE: 

“What moral issue is most important to God?” 

BACK TO THE GREATEST COMMANDMENT … 

Mark 12:8 

And they took him and killed him and threw him out of the vineyard. 

 

Mark 12:17 

Jesus said to them, “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.” And they marveled at him. 

 

Mark 12:25 

For when they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. 

N.T. Wright 

“Believing in the resurrection doesn’t just offer the best hope of all for our ultimate future; it gives to the present created world its full value. What God has made He will remake.” 

A SCRIBE ASKED A QUESTION: 

Mark 12:30-31 

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”  

Mark Moore 

“Our love of God can only be enacted through our care for our neighbor.” 

“WHAT MORAL ISSUE IS MOST IMPORTANT TO GOD?” 

He desires our love.  

Love that honors and obeys God and trusts Him to always do what’s best. 

A LIVING ILLUSTRATION 

Mark 12:44 

For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.” 

COMMUNION 

 

Mark 12:7-8 

But those tenants said to one another, ‘This is the heir. Come, let us kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.’ And they took him and killed him and threw him out of the vineyard.