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Bored With Jesus

Mark 6:1-13

February 16, 2021 • Jeff Lyle

Jesus was accomplishing mind-blowing works that were stunning the people. Yet, when He revisited His own hometown of Nazareth, the people were not impressed with Jesus. In fact, they were offended at Him because they chose to view Jesus through natural eyes that had watched Him grow up there among them in previous years. Because they viewed Him as common and ordinary, Nazareth experienced absolutely nothing supernatural from Jesus. In fact, Jesus actually walked away from them and never returned. What can we learn today from the offer of Jesus and the failure of Nazareth to receive it? When we are bored with Jesus, when we get used to His name, His story, His ways and His teachings, we can risk taking up offense with Him, minimizing how much we need Him, downgrading what He does for others, and missing out on all that He wants to do for us. This message calls us to protect our awe of the King.

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