Apr 1, 2012
In light of His claims, in spite of His unexpected ways, the people of Jesus' day had to decide what each of us must: "what are we going to do with Him?"
In the final talk in our "Everybody Hates Jesus" series, Mark tells us of the religious leaders' ominous decision.
[ The Gospel of Mark | s02.e06 | Mark 3:1-6 ]
Mar 25, 2012
Determined to find something against Jesus, the religious leaders stalk Him on His way through the corn stalks one Sunday. They are ready to string Him up for being a law-breaker. But Jesus catches them in their own trap - and He confronts the sin of remembering "how" but forgetting "why".
[ The Gospel of Mark |...
Mar 18, 2012
Jesus made it clear: He had come to make all things new. He redefined what it means to be the People of God. But His definitions didn't line up with how the religious leaders of His day had come to measure things. So they wanted to know, “Why Won’t He Just Fit in?”
Last week, we looked at what Jesus’ words...
Mar 11, 2012
In part three of our "Everybody Hates Jesus" series, the religious types want to know why Jesus and His disciples aren't fasting like good religious types should. Jesus responds by talking about wedding feasts, mending garments, and refillable wine bags. They want to know "why won't he fit in!?" He wants them to know...
Mar 4, 2012
In part two of our series, we find ourselves at a dinner party. Inside, at one table, there are the rogues, the irreligious, some new believers, and God. Outside, refusing to come in, there are the religious.
The religious types believed they had the say over who was "in" and who was "out". Jesus didn't get the memo....