What do you expect from Jesus? Where do you expect that He would spend His time? Who do you expect that He would spend His time with? If you know some things about Jesus, you might have a good idea. But, when Mark wrote his Gospel, he wasn't writing to people who had been to Sunday School as a kid. He was writing to people who would have some pretty large and incorrect assumptions about Jesus. So, in Chapter 2, he starts where we think Jesus would be, with who we think He would be with. Then, he shows Jesus move from there to where He actually wants us to be. And, in moving Jesus, Mark challenges our assumptions about Jesus.
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Ben Hightower has been the Pastor of Solid Rock since December 2019. Before moving to NWA, Ben was a Youth Pastor in Malvern, Arkansas and a Church Planter in Fayetteville, Arkansas as well as Columbia, Missouri.