Sermons tagged with ‘Proper 9B’

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They Take Offense

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They Take Offense

When Jesus goes home, he’s surprised by how he’s treated. How they’ve judged him without really knowing him. This is our contrast for what it means to love. They take offense and we move on from there. Proper 9B  |  Mark 6:1-13 When we moved down to Georgia some years ago, we knew fitting in […]

The Scandal of Jesus

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…and the Bitterness of His People Proper 9B / Mark 6:1−43 Jesus doesn’t force us to believe. Jesus doesn’t want us to work on the earnestness of our belief: just believe harder – believe more – believe right: to force us to get it. Jesus gives us signs and invitations and these opportunities to see […]