Jesus shakes things up in Mark 2:1-22. He claims authority to forgive sins, he parties with tax collectors, and his disciples don’t fast. His response is this, “You put new wine into new wineskins.” How do you deal with the disruptive nature of Jesus?
This Sunday is the fifth day of Christmas and the Narrative Lectionary takes us to Mark 1:1-20. That’s funny, there is no birth story in Mark. So, what is Christmas according to the Gospel of Mark?
Join the journey from January – April 2020 as we follow the Narrative Lectionary through the Gospel of Mark. Each week a new page of this interactive graphic novel style visual commentary will unfold.
How do you define success? The gods of our age lure us to wealth, achievement, and power. Are these the rhythms of the Kingdom of God to which Jesus invites us to walk? This sermon looks at the calling of David and reminds us the the Lord does not look on the outward appearance, like mortals do. The Lord looks on the heart.