Sermons From HopeCC

“Servants & the Resurrection”

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 15:40-16:20,9:31-32;Luke 18:33-34,24:9-11,45-48;John 20:1-2,8-9

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In the final chapter of this study in the Gospel of Mark, Pastor Woody examines why we believe the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ is true.

“Servants & the Crucifixion”

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 15:1-39;Phil. 2:8;Matt. 27:57-61,51-52;Rom. 3:23,6:23;Luke 1:35,23:46;1 Pet. 2:22;Rev. 13:8;Acts 7:59;John 10:17-18,19:10-11,28-29,31-33;Ps. 69:21

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how & why the death of Jesus was an orchestrated event and part of God's master plan to save us from our sins.

“Servants & Betrayal/Denial”

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 14:43-72;Ex. 3:14;Matt. 26:49-50,52-54;Luke 22:48;2 Kings 19:35

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines six questions Jesus asks of the key players around His betrayal, arrest, and trial.

“Servants & Weakness”

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 14:27-42

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' need for his closest companions and His reliance on prayer in the hours leading to His crucifixion.

“Servants & the Lord's Supper”

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 14:12-26;Ex. 12:3-13,30-34,39;Heb. 7:23-28,9:6-9,10:1-4,9:11-15,24-28,10:19-23

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how and why the New Covenant is far better than the Old Covenant.

“Servants & Worship”

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 14:1-11;John 12:3

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the worship of Jesus from four unique perspectives.

“Servants & the Future Pt. III”

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 13;Matt. 24:7;Rev. 16:18,4:1;1 Thes. 4:13-18

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody concludes his examination of the signs pointing to the Second Coming of Christ.

“Servants & the Future Pt. II”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 13;Prov. 22:28;Is. 5:20-23;Ps. 9:17

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody continues to examine the signs pointing to the Second Coming of Christ.

“Servants & the Future”

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 13;Matt. 24:3;Acts 1:4-8;Heb. 9:27-28;1 Thes. 5:2;1 Cor. 1:4-8;Phil. 3:20;Luke 12:40;Titus 2:11-13;1 John 2:28-3:3;2 Thes 2:1-10

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody begins to examine the signs pointing to the Second Coming of Christ.

“Servants & Sincerity”

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 12:28-44

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' model of sincerity and integrity in his interaction with the scribes.

“Servants & Eternity”

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 12:18-27;Deut. 25:5-10;Heb. 11:17-19;Job 19:25-27;1 Cor. 15:16-23,42-44,50-58,6:14;Phil. 3:20-21;1 Pet. 1:3-5;Daniel 12:2;John 5:25-29;Rom. 8:11

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how a lack of scriptural study can lead to a flawed view of not only life after death, but the very power of God.

“Servants & Government”

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 12:13-17;Luke 23:38;Rom. 12:17-21;Acts 5:39;Titus 3:1-2;2 Cor. 4:6-7;1 Tim. 2:1-5

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' take on how his followers should interact with their government.

“Servants & Wisdom”

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 11:27-12:12,1:7-8;Matt. 3:2,4:7,3:3-16;Is. 40:3;John 1:15-17

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the wisdom Jesus exemplifies when His authority is challenged by the religious leaders.

“Servants & Usefulness”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 11:1-26

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how we might make ourselves most useful for the Kingdom of God.

“Servants & Persistence”

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:46-52,12:35-37;Matt. 1:1,17,21:15-16;2 Sam. 7:15-17;Rev. 22:16;John 20:16;

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how persistence in our prayer life can bring immeasurable blessings. (Please forgive the audio issues. Thanks!)

“Servants & Leadership”

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:28-45;Matt. 19:27,20:20,19:28,26:39;Luke 18:34;Acts 12:1-2

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the paradox in Jesus' example of servant leadership.

“Servants & Good Works”

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:17-27;Matt. 19:20;Luke 18:18;1 Tim. 6:9-10,17-19

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why the only sure way to avoid making an idol out of money is financial stewardship.

“Servants & Children”

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:13-16

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how Jesus interacted with children.

“Servants and Marriage & Divorce”

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 10:1-12;Mal. 2:16;Matt. 19:3,5:31-32,19:8-9;Deut. 24:1-4;1 Cor. 7:12-16,39;

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why marriage is a sacred institution that no one should enter into lightly.

“Servants & Morality”

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 9:43-50,7:21-23;2 Chron. 33:6;John 3:18-20,8:24;Rom. 1:16-21,5:12,19;Ps. 7:11;2 Thes. 1:7-10

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines why we should have a very serious attitude toward sin and it's consequences.

“Servants & Unity”

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 9:30-42;2 Cor. 5:18

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how Jesus can bring clarity to every single relationship that we have.

“Servants & Warfare”

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 9:11-29;1 Cor. 2:14-16;Ez. 28:12-19;Is. 14:12-14;Matt. 12:24-26;Eph. 6:11-12;2 Cor. 11:13-15,2:10-11;1 Pet. 5:8;Js. 4:6-7;1 John 4:4;1 John 3:8;Matt. 25:41;Rev. 20:10

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines whether the devil and demons are folklore, fanaticism, or fact.

“Servants & Revelation”

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 9:1-10;Ex. 33:18-23,34:29-30,35;John 1:14;Heb. 1:3;11:22,13,39-40;Luke 9:30-31;2 Thes. 1:6-10;Rev 1:1-8,19:11-16

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how the supremacy of Jesus was revealed in three distinct ways in His transfiguration.

“Servants & Adversity”

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 8:22-38

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how Jesus didn't waste adversity, but instead used it to point people to the supremacy of God.

“Servants & Provision”

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 8:1-21;Matt. 16:12,6:9-13

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines possible reasons believers experience anxiety and how we can counteract them.

“Servants & Praise”

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 7:31-37

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how the healing touch of Jesus can make us grateful for the things we take for granted.

“Servants & Priorities”

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 7:24-30;Matt. 15:22-28;Rom. 11:11-25

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the priorities that Jesus held to and their implications for us.

“Servants & Tradition”

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 7:1-23;Ex. 21:17;1 Tim. 5:8;Rom. 3:20-28

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how and why Jesus responded differently depending on His audience.

“Servants & Reverence”

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 6:45-56;Luke 17:11-19,22:31-32,6:38;Matt. 7:7-11;2 Peter 3:9;Eph. 3:20

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody challenges us by asking "What is one way you can 'give God His due' this week?"

“Servants & Shepherding”

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 6:30-34;Psalm 23

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the benefits of having so great a shepherd as Jesus.

“Servants & Conviction Pt. II”

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Acts 24:16;Rom. 16:17-19,14:1-5;1 Cor. 6:19-20,8:9-13,10:23;Gal. 4:6-11;Col. 3:23

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody seeks to provide a means of determining involvement in so called "grey areas".

“Servants & Conviction”

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 6:14-29;Matt. 2:16,6:20-21;John 8:21-24;Rev 21:8,22:11,14:13

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the origins and importance of convictions in the life of a believer.

“Servants & Companionship”

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 6:7-13;Matt. 10:16;Luke 22:35-38;Ez. 3:17-19;Rom.2:12-16

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the ONE THING we can all do to increase our odds of reaching our potential.

“Servants & Doubt”

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 6:1-6

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the lack of faith that Jesus found in His hometown of Nazareth.

“Servants & Faith”

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 5:35-43;Heb. 11:1

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines two ways we can respond to a crisis in our lives.
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“Servants & Interruptions”

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 5:21-34;John 15:5

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how we can be more likely to view and react to interruption the way Jesus did.

“Servants & Bondage”

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 5:1-20

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' response to three requests made of him in the story of the demon-possessed man.

“Servants & Trust”

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 4:35-41

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' response to a lack of faith and trust in his disciples.

“Servants & Reaping”

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 4:21-34;1 Sam. 12:20-24

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how Jesus viewed and explained the power of scripture.

“Servants & the Word”

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 4:1-20

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the four possible responses people have after hearing the Word of God.

“Servants & Opposition”

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 3:20-35;John 16:33

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the opposition that Jesus faced in His ministry and how that correlates to us as we seek to live our lives for Him.

“Servants & Healing”

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 3:7-19;Heb. 2:1-4;1 Cor. 15:19-26,12:9;Matt. 17:14-21;Acts 14:8-10,6:8;2 Cor. 12:7-10;1 Tim. 5:23;2 Tim. 4:20;Luke 10:17-20

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the calling of the twelve apostles and their receiving the gift of healing.

“Servants & Rest”

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 2:23- 3:6;Gen. 1:26-27,2:1-3;Ex. 20:8-11,31:14-17;Luke 14:1-6,6:1

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the Sabbath by answering four key questions.

“Servants & Fasting”

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 2:18-22,1:14;Matt. 6:16-18,27:51;Luke 22:20;Hebrews 7:18-19,23-28,8:6-7,9:6-8,11-15,24-28,10:1-4,11-14,19-20

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the contrast between two versions of fasting as well as between the Old and New Covenant.

“Servants Are Quick-Witted”

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 2:13-17;Luke 18:9-14;Matt. 3:4-10,12:34, 5:20;Rom. 3:10,20,28,4:1-5;1 Tim. 1:15

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how Jesus used the controversial calling of Levi to address the spiritual condition of those who opposed Him.

“Servants Are Risk Takers”

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 2:1-12;Acts 28:3-4;John 9:1-3;1 Cor. 11:29-30;John 5:14;2 Cor. 5:1-5;Rev. 21:1-4

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the "one thing" we can all do for hurting people, even when we don't know the source of their sickness or suffering.

“The Compassion of Jesus”

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 1:23-45

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines Jesus' response to three different suffering people and what that implies for His followers.

“Servanthood Defined Pt. 2”

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 1:12-22;Heb. 1:13-14;1 Peter 1:12;Luke 24:12

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In part two of this study, Pastor Woody examines the role of angels and what did and didn't drive Jesus in His earthly ministry.

“Servanthood Defined Pt. 1”

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 1:12-13;Matt. 4:2-10, 26:53;Genesis 3:1-6;1 John 2:15-17;Luke 22:43

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In part one of this study, Pastor Woody begins to examine the correlation between events in Jesus' life and the life of anyone seeking to live as a servant.

“The Baptism of Jesus”

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 1:7-11;Matt. 11:9-11,4:17,3:11-12,14-15;Gen. 15:17-18;Ex. 3:1-4,13:21,24:16-17;John 1:29-34;1 Cor. 15:1-4

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines the reasons Jesus was baptized by John.

“The Calling & Baptism of John the Baptist”

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 1:2-6;Luke 1:11-22;Mal. 4:5-6;2 Kings 1:7-8;Mat. 17:9-13;Lev. 11:22;1 Cor. 4:9

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In this message, Pastor Woody examines how John the Baptist can be an inspiration for people who don't think they can be used by God.

“Intro To Mark”

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 — Pastor Martin Woody

Scriptures: Mark 1:1;Acts 12:12-17,13:13,15:36-41;1 Peter 5:13

Sermon Series: Jesus the Servant (The Gospel of Mark)

In the introduction to this series, Pastor Woody examines the importance of the author of, and the details covered in, the Gospel of Mark.