Here are my notes from the sermon itself:
Sometimes we find ourselves where we don’t think we want to be. We’ve been enjoying a gentle excursion through Mark’s Gospel where we’ve met Jesus the healer, Jesus the wise teacher, Jesus the one who offers grace, love and mercy instead of legalism and religiosity.
So Mark 10 seems to hit us hard. This does not sound like the Jesus we were expecting. Suddenly he seems to be the one saying down The Law. What do we do when Jesus seems to go right against our contemporary culture’s understanding of morality and relationships? Continue reading