This Palm Sunday message is titled, It’s Not What You Think. We talk about how the Biblical narrative shows people constantly misinterpreting Jesus. Is He a criminal, conquering general, revolutionary, defeated troublemaker, or the revelation of a mystery?
The Holy Spirit reveals Christ to us, opening our eyes to see Jesus for who He really is, and changing us by the power of His beauty.
We begin a new sermon series as we look towards Easter. The message is titled, Watching Jesus. The Bible is filled with passages about people watching Jesus. People thinking, they have Jesus dialed in, explained, figured out, only to find they didn’t have clue. Bringing preconceived ideas and pet beliefs, and a fierce sense of self defense towards anything that might upset their well-ordered system, they refuse to see the real Jesus.
Jesus is radical, different than we thought, unconventional – from another world. Some people can see this, “other world Jesus”, others do not – why?