Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Bonus Reading, Mark

Disagreements about the Sabbath    

Today's reading is one of the recurring themes of Jesus' ministry.  He heals people, even on the Sabbath.  This confounds the Jewish authorities, who question how Jesus could possibly be a man of faith because of these actions (and certainly not the Messiah).  Jesus justifies his actions on the day of rest by telling a story about David.  Then he heals a man with a deformed hand.

Read Mark 2:23-3:6  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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