August 13, 2023

The Way of Devotion

Text: Mark 14:1-11
Rev. John Downs

We humans have a tremendous capacity for devotion.  Sadly, in our depravity, that devotion may lead through sin to death.  The religious insiders of Jesus’ day, including the Pharisees and Judas, displayed such misplaced devotion.  But to those outside of the religious establishment of his time, Jesus led them to be devoted to him unto life.  Despite what the unbelieving world may view as foolishness, today the call remains for us to be outrageously, extravagantly devoted to Jesus.