Missing the Point
Topic: Discipleship Scripture: Mark 8:1–8:21
Movements in this passage:
Bread provided (v. 1 - 10)
Bread corrupted (v. 11 - 15)
It's not just coming to Jesus that counts... it's how you come to Jesus!
Leaven: An agent, like yeast, that causes batter or dough to rise.
"An element, influence, or agent that works subtly to modify a whole" - American Heritage Dictionary
What is the leaven of the Pharisees and the Leaven of Herod?
Kinds of unbelief:
Religious Unbelief: The subtle, dangerous, even damning unbelief of religious people who ultimately reject Jesus
Colossians 1:25 - 29
Worldly Unbelief: Seeing no value in Jesus as Savior
Bread Misunderstood (v. 16 - 21)
What did Jesus want the disciples to understand?
The point of Mark's book: Jesus is the Son of God (Mark 1:1)
Luke 22:14 - 19