The Portable Pastor Podcast

Jesus and the Tax Collectors

February 16, 2023 Mike Stafford
Jesus and the Tax Collectors
The Portable Pastor Podcast
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The Portable Pastor Podcast
Jesus and the Tax Collectors
Feb 16, 2023
Mike Stafford

Jesus and the Tax Collectors
Matthew 9:9-13

 The points of the passage: 
1.       Jesus called Matthew to Himself, and Matthew wasn’t ashamed of it. 
          ·        Application #1 - Don’t be ashamed of knowing and following Jesus.
2.       The Pharisees were concerned with social classification, and Jesus was concerned with spiritual condition.
          ·        Application #2 - Focus on the condition of souls. 
3.       Jesus chaps the Pharisees again.
          ·        Application #3 - Recognize the authority of Jesus. 
4.       The main point: God prioritizes mercy over religion.  
           ·        Main Application: Reflect the mercy of God more than the rules of religion.   

Show Notes

Jesus and the Tax Collectors
Matthew 9:9-13

 The points of the passage: 
1.       Jesus called Matthew to Himself, and Matthew wasn’t ashamed of it. 
          ·        Application #1 - Don’t be ashamed of knowing and following Jesus.
2.       The Pharisees were concerned with social classification, and Jesus was concerned with spiritual condition.
          ·        Application #2 - Focus on the condition of souls. 
3.       Jesus chaps the Pharisees again.
          ·        Application #3 - Recognize the authority of Jesus. 
4.       The main point: God prioritizes mercy over religion.  
           ·        Main Application: Reflect the mercy of God more than the rules of religion.