February 5, 2012

New Team, New Flow

Speaker: Reid S. Monaghan Series: Passion - The Gospel of Mark Topic: Exposition Passage: 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?

other sermons in this series

Aug 19


Truth and Power

Speaker: Mike Reed Passage: Mark 15:1–15:20 Series: Passion - The Gospel of Mark

Aug 12


His Last Days - Pt. II

Speaker: Reid S. Monaghan Passage: Mark 14:32–14:72 Series: Passion - The Gospel of Mark