The Life of Christ: Leading By Example

Three Challenges to Christ's Authority

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Jim Leffel

Mark 11:27-12:27


As Jesus' ministry comes to a close, his public acts call people to respond to his deceleration that he is the Messiah. Many respond negatively, offended by his words and actions. The religious authorities question the basis, scope, and credibility of his authority. Jesus responds to three separate challenges, revealing that those testing him are not honest seekers while also continuing to declare the truth about himself.


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