Contributed by David Mcnally on Sep 22, 2009
Does Jesus really want us to cut off our hands, and feet, and gouge out our eyes, and if we did, would that prevent us from sinning? No, what we need is a heart transplant, that only the Holy Spirit can perform.
Mark 9: 43 – 47
Sermon – What causes people to sin?
Jesus here in Mark 9 is in the last stages of his earthly ministry;
soon he will make his triumphant entry into Jerusalem;
and soon after that he will be betrayed, arrested and killed.
In earlier chapters of Mark’s Gospel we have read