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February 5, 2012 Speaker: Reid S. Monaghan Series: Passion - The Gospel of Mark

Topic: Exposition Scripture: Mark 2:13–2:28

 

Review and Introduction

We don’t like the change

 

Mark 2:13-28

We Don’t Like Your Team, Verses 13-17

Controversial Draft Pick

We Don’t like the Coach

 Matthew 23—Woe, Woe, Woe

#1 Jesus Brought in New People, The Opposition says - Wrong People

 

We Don’t Like the Way you Play, Verses 18-22

Wedding Imagery

Bringing the Change, Two Parables

  1. New Clothes
  2. New Wine

#2 Jesus Brings Joy to His People – The Opposition says Wrong Practice

 

Your Team Breaks the Rules, Verses 23-28

#3 – Jesus would say to us – I made work and GAVE Rest for People, The Opposition thinks LEGALISM

 

A New Flow

 

Community Meditation Questions

Growing in knowledge

  • Does Jesus change who God is, or what God does? How does he change the paradigm expected by people?
  • Discuss Jesus’ statement that “it is not those who are well who need a doctor but the sick...that he came to not call the righteous but sinners.”  How do you see yourself? Others? How do we see ourselves In Christ?

Feeling life deeply

  • How do you feel when God shuffles life on you? How do you feel when things change? Do you fight it? Embrace it?

Living  with courage

  • How does your life intersect with “Tax Collectors and Sinners”? What ways do we avoid this? In what ways do we justify our avoidance?

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