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Raintree Community Church

Oct 30, 2022

Text:  Mark 12:35-37


Jesus is the Expected Son of David

  • Jesus’ question points us back to the Old Testament (Psalm 110).
  • Jesus’ question reminds us that all of Scripture points to Him.


Jesus is the Enthroned Lord of All

  • Jesus’ identity is revealed as the Son of David who is the Son of God.
  • Jesus’ question...

Oct 23, 2022

Text:  Mark 12:28-34


A Most Crucial Question (Mark 12:28)

  • The scribe questioned Jesus on the most fundamental of levels.
  • This question gets at the heart of how we are to glorify God.


A Most Comprehensive Answer (Mark 12:29-31)

  • Jesus summarized the Law and the Prophets by pointing us to love God supremely...

Oct 16, 2022

Text:  Mark 12:18-27


Ignorance Personified in the Sadducees (Mark 12:18)    

  • The Sadducees did not believe in the resurrection.
  • The Sadducees' authority was sourced in Moses and the Pentateuch.

Ignorance Portrayed by the Sadducees (Mark 12:19-23)

  • The Sadducees’ absurd question about Levirite marriage in heaven...

Oct 9, 2022

The Question of Earthly Allegiance (Mark 12:13-17a)

  • The Pharisees sought to bait Jesus into a trap of choosing between Caesar and God. In the end, the Pharisees’ goal was to discredit Him in the eyes of the people and put an end to His influence.
  • Our earthly allegiance to the government includes paying taxes as...

Oct 2, 2022

We Serve in a Gospel-centered Partnership (Philippians 1:3-11, 27-30)

  • We are saved into a partnership with one another through the Gospel.
  • This partnership manifests itself in a life worthy of the Gospel that strives side by side together.


We Serve in a Gospel-centered Culture (Romans 15:1-7)

  • We are called to...