Repentance and restitution leads to rejoicing

Pastor Mark Driscoll recently preached through the book of Luke. Zacchaeus was not just a wee little man, he was a man idolizing money and power and taking advantage of his neighbors. But when Jesus calls out to Zacchaeus, his life is changed forever. Zacchaeus immediately repents and offers restitution to anyone he’s wronged, which … More Repentance and restitution leads to rejoicing

Driscoll series on Proverbs

For those of you who enjoy listening to sermon series on your iPod while driving or walking or doing laundry….here is a series of free, downloadable messages from Proverbs by Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church, Seattle.There are 22 parts, click here:

Jesus’ Sense of Humor

In the passage for today, Luke 6:37-42, we read Jesus’ statements on judging others, including Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?  How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you … More Jesus’ Sense of Humor

With the wolves you cannot be too severe. With the weak sheep you cannot be too gentle.

At the Desiring God 2008 National Conference, Mark Driscoll spoke on “How Sharp the Edge? Christ, Controversy, and Cutting Words”. Here are some of his comments.  (These are notes taken during the session, not a manuscript.) Shoot the wolves. These are false teachers. Martin Luther says, “With the wolves you cannot be too severe. With the weak … More With the wolves you cannot be too severe. With the weak sheep you cannot be too gentle.

We all need grace!

According to this song, popularized by the Statler Brothers, Well the Lord looked down from his window in the sky And said I created man but I don’t remember why Nothin’ but fightin’ since creation day I’ll send a little water and I’ll wash’em all away So the Lord came down to look around a … More We all need grace!

Teachers gone astray

    Forsaking the right way, they have gone astray. They have followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved gain from wrongdoing, but was rebuked for his own transgression; a speechless donkey spoke with human voice and restrained the prophet’s madness. (2 Peter 2:15-16 ESV) Click here for “Doctrine From False Teachers … More Teachers gone astray

Sabbath and Dating

“Into the Fields” Mark Driscoll sermon on Song of Solomon 7:11-13 Come, my beloved, let us go out into the fields and lodge in the villages; let us go out early to the vineyards and see whether the vines have budded, whether the grape blossoms have opened and the pomegranates are in bloom. There I … More Sabbath and Dating