"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Big Idea: Jesus is the question.
A. The teacher was intrigued by Jesus. Matthew 22:34-35; Mark 12:28a
B. Jesus addresses our deepest struggles. Mark 12:28b
A. God’s calling is all-encompassing. Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Mark 12:29-30; 2 Corinthians 10:5
B. Without loving our neighbor, love for God is meaningless. Leviticus 19:18; Mark 12:31; 1 John 4:20
IV. Not Far
A. Religion is not enough. Mark 12:32-33
B. Close to heaven is not close enough. Mark 12:34
A. Jesus is Lord. Psalm 110:1; Mark 12:35-37a; Romans 6:23
B. Delight in Jesus. Zephaniah 3:16; Mark 12:37b
Things to Consider