by admin | 10 Feb 2019
Almost everything Jesus did and said was scandalous to those who would not repent and believe on him. This remains true today—at least for those who, like the scribes and Pharisees, were self-righteous. The self-righteous are offended by the message and ministry of Jesus because he is merciful only to those who are not righteous; he heals only those who acknowledge that they are not well. The new thing in Christianity is not the doctrine that God saves sinners. No Jew would have denied that. It is the assertion that God loves and saves them as sinners that is the authentic and glorious doctrine of true Christianity in any age.
Scripture References: Mark 2:13-17
An exposition of the Gospel of Mark by Doug Van Meter.
|Look and Listen (Mark 9:1–13)||Doug Van Meter||7 Jul 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Unbelieving Believers (Mark 9:14–29)||Doug Van Meter||14 Jul 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Living in the Shadow of the Cross (Mark 9:30–50)||Doug Van Meter||21 Jul 2019||Watch||Listen|
|A Peace of Salt (Mark 9:30–50)||Doug Van Meter||28 Jul 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Following Jesus in Marriage (Mark 10:1–12)||Doug Van Meter||4 Aug 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Let’s Talk about Marriage (Mark 10:1–12)||Doug Van Meter||18 Aug 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Don’t Mess with One Flesh (Mark 10:1–12)||Doug Van Meter||25 Aug 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Discipleship and Children (Mark 10:13–16)||Doug Van Meter||1 Sep 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Kids for Christ (Mark 10:13–16)||Doug Van Meter||8 Sep 2019||Watch||Listen|
|Discipleship and Riches (Mark 10:17–31)||Doug Van Meter||15 Sep 2019||Watch||Listen|