Jesus, the Lord of the Sabbath | Dr. Stephen Conley

Text: Mark 2:23-3:6 

The Sabbath Explained and the Lord Revealed (2:23-28)

  • Jesus explains that the Sabbath was instituted to serve people, not for people to serve the Sabbath.
  • Jesus reveals Himself as equal to God as the Lord of the Sabbath.

A Hand Healed and Hardened Hearts Exposed (3:1-6)

  • Jesus heals a man on the Sabbath, proving He is Lord of all.
  • Jesus exposes the hardened hearts of the Pharisees.
  • Jesus is our Sabbath Rest (Matthew 11:28-30; Hebrews 4:1-16).