Work tension makes Jesus’ team irritable and frustrated. When parents of healthy children turn up to see him, they push them away. The work of the kingdom is too important for such distractions. Jesus, however, takes the very opposite view.
In the previous sermon we looked at Jesus’ conversation with his opponents and disciples about divorce. His teaching shocked and challenged them. This sermon goes out from Jesus’ words to look at the topic more broadly. Although each area can
He Changed The World – for an introduction to this series of talks, please click the title. Mark 6:1-6Using the player above you can listen to/download the talk, which also includes the Bible being read out. Once you’ve listened, take
He Changed The World – for an introduction to this series of talks, please click the title. Mark 5:35-43Using the player above you can listen to/download the talk, which also includes the Bible being read out. Once you’ve listened, take
Going home is not always easy. Jesus certainly finds this to be true, though he’s still willing to make the trip. His previous reaction to his family in chapter 3 appears to have a set a stage in which the
Jesus’ natural family considers him insane. Jesus’ legal family considers him wicked. But in a home in Galilee, he is surrounded by his new family formed from those who do the will of God, which means those committed to his
Jesus’ kingdom is not like others. His route as king is very different from that of other world leaders. This confuses many. His family fear for his choices and think him mad. Officials from Jerusalem are bothered by his actions
Philemon 1-3. Sitting beneath all Paul writes is a principle which Christians must apply to their lives. It teaches us how to think of the benefits and advantages we personally have. Applied well, it makes our lives suited to building