1. The Voice
Summary: Four ways Jesus speaks with authority to break through into our lives.
2. How It All Begins
Summary: The topic, prelude, context, and focus of Mark’s story about Jesus.
3. The Master's Touch
Summary: Three touches of Jesus that we need in our lives.
4. Pursuing The Good Of Others
Summary: consequences of what happens when we model ourselves after Jesus in seeking the good of others.
5. Understanding People's Unresponsiveness
Summary: A surprise, a realization, an encouragement and a reality check for understanding why more people don’t respond to the Christian message.
6. The Paradox Of God's Kingdom
Summary: Four paradoxes of God’s kingdom from the parables of Jesus.
7. Occupied Territory
Summary: Principles about demonic activity drawn from Jesus’ encounter with the man possessed with a legion of demons.
8. Running On Empty
Summary: Following Jesus will cause us to feel overwhemled because we will want to meet other people’s needs, but when we give Jesus what we have, God multiplies its effect far beyond our expectations.
9. The Heart Of The Matter
Summary: The heart of our problems are deeper than superficial behaviors. Before we can change, we need our hearts to be changed.
10. The Outer Limits
Summary: When we follow Jesus, he will lead us beyond our comfort zone with people, especially people we are not naturally drawn to.
11. Giving To Caesar, Giving To God
Summary: We owe our nation our support, but we owe God our wholehearted devotion.
12. Living In The Now
Summary: Instead of living in the future, God wants us to live in the now in light of the future.