The Calling of Levi – Mark 2:13-17
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The Calling of Levi – Mark 2:13-17

Then Jesus went again to walk alongside the lake. Again a crowd came to him, and he taught them. Strolling along, he saw Levi, son of Alphaeus, at his work collecting taxes. Jesus said, “Come along with me.” He came. Later Jesus and his disciples were at home having supper with a collection of disreputable guests. Unlikely as it seems, more than a few of them had become followers. The religion scholars and Pharisees saw him keeping this kind of company and lit into his disciples: “What kind of example is this, acting cozy with the riffraff?” Jesus, overhearing, shot back, “Who needs a doctor: the healthy or the sick? I’m here inviting the sin-sick, not the spiritually-fit.” (Msg)

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What Sort of Company

do YOU Keep?

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The Calling of Levi – Mark 2:13-17

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What sort of company do you keep

What Sort of Company do YOU Keep?

Who aremore lost?

The so-called Riff-Raff

or the Religious?

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  • Representing the Riff-Raff

  • Levi – The Tax Collector

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Representing the Religious -

The Pharisees

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  • Representing Redemption – Jesus

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  • The Cross in the middle of Bedlam

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