It’s a lofty expectation for Jesus to say don’t judge, because humans judge. Jesus sets high expectations for his followers to live an exemplary faith. Jesus also knows that we’re going to fail. In the midst of these expectations sits grace, Jesus says ask, seek, knock. Why Jesus? Because Jesus loves both saint and sinner.
Why does God go to great lengths to save this one baby? The truth of Jesus' story has a difficult beginning, but throughout his life Jesus will enter right into the difficulties of humanity again and again. What is your story? Has there been crisis, difficulty, an unexpected invitation, an unmerited forgiveness? Who went to great lengths to bring you here today? In this series we ask, "Why Jesus? Because Jesus is . . ."