Mark 2:13-17 - Jesus Loves Sinners
Topic: Sunday Morning Teaching Passage: Mark 2:13–2:17
When was the last time you shook your head in disgust as the newscaster read the profile of a criminal on the evening news? When we hear those stories, we look forward to people getting what they deserve. What we forget is that Jesus loves sinners, even the most heinous ones. As we continue our way through the Gospel of Mark, we find Jesus choosing a heinous tax collector that repented of his sins to be part of his inner circle.