Pastor Zach preaching.
Text: Mark 2: 18-28
Jesus has a maddening tendency to answer a question with a question. When asked about fasting Jesus asks back, “Do wedding guests fast?” When asked why his disciples were “working” on the Sabbath Jesus asks, “Didn’t David make an exception once?” But Jesus’ questions-as-answers aren’t meant simply to pique his challengers or as a way to work out the finer points of Old Testament Law. Jesus has a much more important purpose, using his responses to point towards the one thing that is necessary and urgent. This Sunday we take up this purpose of as we take up Jesus’ questions that answer questions