Sermons

Hands and Heart

November 4, 2022 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: The Gospel of Mark

Passage: Mark 7:1–23

Main Idea: We find redemption through the gospel that changes hearts not through legalistic efforts.

The False Gospel of Legalism - Mark 7:1–13

  • Legalism seeks to impose the traditions of man onto or over the truth of God
    • Mark 7:1–5
    • Galatians 1:6–9
  • Legalism always leads to hypocrisy
    • Mark 7:6, 7
  • Legalism always leads away from true obedience
    • Mark 7:9–13
    • Luke 11:42, 46

The True Gospel That Changes Hearts - Mark 7:14–23

  • Changing the hearts of His people has always been God’s redemptive plan
    • Mark 7:14–19
    • Romans 14:14
    • 1 Samuel 16:7
    • Ezekiel 36:26
    • Galatians 2:15, 16
  • Our actions are a reflection of our heart
    • Mark 7:20–23
    • Proverbs 4:23

So What?

  • Has my heart been changed by the power of the gospel of Jesus?
    • Galatians 2:20, 21
    • Psalm 51:10
    • 1 Corinthians 11:27–29

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