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Lollipops Don't Work: Mark 4:13-35

April 1, 2012 Speaker: Joe Walser Series: Mark

Topic: Biblical Passage: Acts 4:13–4:35

V17 not if but when we suffer, and for sake of the gospel
- you either will run away or produce fruit

Why receive the message (gospel)?
1.) it's true
2.) for their joy vs16, why?
     A.) it produces a solution of the curse of sun
          1.) Jesus is the sin substitute Romans 5:8, 2 Corinthians 5:21
          2.) the perfect sinless life that He lived is applied to us
     B.) conquers our fear of death
          1.) Hebrews 2:14-15
          2.) rest of the world live in slaves to fear.

Why suffering?
1.) when you love something a lot, you talk about it.
     A.) 1 Peter 3:13-17, Matthew 10:22, 1 Peter 4:12
2.) in light of the word
     A.) allows to examine out life proverbs 24:10, 2 Corinthians 13:5
     B.) reveals truth of our depravity and need of the gospel