Pr Bob Burnett has served as a pastor in the Westminster Presbyterian (WPC) Church for more than three decades. Before going to Bible college, Bob served for nine years in the Royal Australian Air Force, followed by several years working as a journalist for The Countryman in Western Australia and the Sunshine Coast Daily. Bob has been married to Wendy for almost 50 years, and has two adult sons and five grandchildren. He and Wendy live at Woombye. Bob currently serves as a part-time Pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church Morayfield, alongside his son, Pr Darren Burnett. He also preaches once a month at the Monto Reformed Fellowship and Kilkivan Community Church and occasionally at other WPC churches. WPC churches are committed to the Reformed faith, as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Title: ‘Jesus establishes His priorities as God’s Messiah’
Text: Mark 2:13‐17
1. Matthew joins the team
2. Matthew – a shock choice
3. Why Matthew?
a. He’s God’s sovereign choice
b. It signals to the world that God is open for business with all kinds of people
c. It gives Jesus entry to Israel’s “deplorables”