Mark 1:21-39 – The Power of King Jesus on Display

Jesus’ authority and strength came through prayer. Note that Mark makes a connection with Jesus’ power over illness and evil with prayerful seclusion; being alone with his Father. That is a consistent pattern with Jesus when you read the gospels: he prays alone, he prays at night, he prays at times of crisis and before […]

Posted on: October 26, 2017 - 10:00PM

Mark 1:14-20 – The Gracious Call of God’s Appointed King

Jesus preached this message to them: “The kingdom of God is near.” He didn’t come with good advice – “five tips on building a better Galilee”, or “How to have a better marriage”, or, “Learning to live with the Romans.” That was not Jesus’ message. He does not come to confirm the status quo of […]

Posted on: October 19, 2017 - 10:00PM

CLC Talks – Pastoral Internship at Covenant Life Church

In this fifth episode of our CLC Talks series, our lead pastor, Justin Perry, sits down with one of our interns, Kevin Wilder, to discuss what our internship is and how it serves to advance our mission statement. Listen Now

Posted on: October 13, 2017 - 6:23PM

Mark 1:9-13 – The Beginning of the Ministry of Jesus

The fact is that we are surrounded by an invisible spiritual kingdom, with great forces, both of evil and of good, playing upon us. In that kingdom, Jesus is Lord, Jesus reigns supreme. And that kingdom governs all the events of history, and all the events of our daily lives and circumstances. So that when […]

Posted on: October 12, 2017 - 10:00PM

Mark 1:1-8 – The Beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

This is the beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, as it is written in the Prophets. Where did it ultimately and first begin?  The gospel of the grace of the Son of God, where was the beginning of the beginnings?  Where first did the gospel begin?   Was it when […]

Posted on: October 5, 2017 - 10:00PM