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”