05 – “Healing and Hope” (Seeing Jesus)
Jesus said, “I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” He’s surrounded by scoundrels like Jewish tax collectors, who have become turncoats serving the interests of their Roman oppressors and growing rich in the process. In their company one often found other evil doers. Yet, in this instance, the righteous Pharisees were also there. So, who are the “sinners?”
Jesus doesn’t tell us directly, but Pastor Alex tackles this question head on in the latest installment of our series.
If you’d like to learn more about the Bible and how to engage it for yourself, we’d recommend The Paradigm. It’s a great Bible Project podcast featuring guests discussing the core ideas that shape the way biblical authors intended for us to read the Bible. You can check it out here: https://bibleproject.com/podcast/series/paradigm/