Monthly Archives: March 2016

Jesus the Totalitarian

And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. Mark 2:14 When Jesus calls Levi–tax-collector and generally despised member … Continue reading

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“Tax Collectors and [Other] Sinners”

“He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them. And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said … Continue reading

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Authority: When Paralysis Obeys Jesus

“But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—he said to the paralytic— “I say to you, rise, pick up your bed, and go home.” And he rose and immediately picked up … Continue reading

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To Forgive Sins

“But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—he said to the paralytic— “I say to you, rise, pick up your bed, and go home.” And he rose and immediately picked up … Continue reading

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