SERMON NOTES


Hebrews 11:1 NIV

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Spiritual blindness and near-sightedness are weapons the enemy uses to war against our faith!

Mark 6:1-2 NIV
Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed.“Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is performing?

Mark 6:2-3 NIV
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed.“Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is performing? Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.

Mark 6:4-6 NIV

Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home.” He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. He was amazed at their lack of faith.Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village.

Hebrews 10:32 NIV

Remember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you endured in a great conflict full of suffering.

Hebrews 10:34 NIV

You suffered along with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, because you knew that you yourselves had better and lasting possessions.

Hebrews 10:35-36 NIV

So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.

Hebrews 10:37-38 NIV
For,“In just a little while, he who is coming will come and will not delay.” And,“But my righteous one will live by faith.And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18 NIV
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.