The Scandal of Grace (1)

March 8, 2020

Bible Text: Mark 2:13-14 |


As we continue in our look at Mark’s gospel, we move to a couple of incidents which clearly reveal the reason for Christ’s coming, summed up in His own words of Mark 2:17—”It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Out of all the reasons the religious elite sought to put an end to the life of Jesus of Nazareth, this one is near, if not at the top: Jesus was (is) a friend of sinners. It is the scandal of grace.

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