This week’s sermon will be on Mark 1:21-28. In this passage, Jesus, as he’s teaching in the synagogue in Capernaum, is assailed by a demon possessed man. Jesus exorcised the demon merely by speaking (quite different from much of the ritualistic exorcism of his day). The demon left the man only after screaming loudly and convulsing the man. This, as one commentator noted, would have left quite an impression on those present! D’ya think?
Quite simply, this is crazy stuff. I submit, however, that this world is a crazy world (more…)