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Answers vs Knowledge

Answers vs Knowledge

(This week’s sermon is a little longer than usual due to a “Special Bonus Sermon” at the beginning of this week’s sermon based on the Shepherd's Crook and the oft-quoted “Spare the rod, spoil the child” advice from Scripture. The children's sermon -- which isn't part of the audio -- included a shepherd's crook as a “prop” this week, so I took the opportunity to talk about what the Bible meant by using the “rod”.)

Mark 8:27-38

27 Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28 And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and still others, one of the prophets.” 29 He asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter answered him, “You are the Messiah.” 30 And he sternly ordered them not to tell anyone about him.

31 Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, a