Blessed are the Meek?

Sep 19, 2021

Blessed are the Meek?

Passage: Mark 9:30-37

Preacher: Pastor Kurt Ebert

Series: Reformation

Category: Calvary Lutheran Church

Keywords: pride, humility, serving, selfless, selfish, proud, humble, meek


What we praise reveals what we value. Within our culture, we praise the freedom of the self; we praise the strong, the bold, and the confident; we even praise those who go out and get what they want no matter what the cost. How does that square with the message delivered both by Jesus and by his brother James? They speak of humility. They speak of service. They speak of meekness. How do we make sense of the tension between our desires and our calling as Christians? We ask ourselves, “What kind of Jesus does Jesus want us to be?”

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