With Mark 2 Jesus is in the middle of a Bible Study Group lesson when the roof tumbles in and four buddies let a fifth friend down on a pallet. Talk about unconventional. But what is really unconventional is that the paralyzed man becomes the exclamation point for Jesus’ Bible lesson.
In an unexpected move Jesus doesn’t do what we expect him to. Everyone knows that Jesus has compassion on people, right? Right. But Jesus has another agenda that is at work as well. Is it possible to really get a handle on the what it means to say that God is really present in our world?
Is it possible to know that God really wants us to be whole and complete and in relationship with him? We will find out Sunday! See you there!