People like to judge ourselves and others all the time. Usually it comes from a self-centered desire to exalt ourselves over man. We want others to praise us. And yet it is God alone who deserves all praise, and it is Jesus alone who is the judge of all.
As we look at this passage we’ll see Jesus address these common human tendencies as we compare the scribes with this poor widow who gave everything she had.
Passage: Mark 12:38-44
Author: Rev. W. Reid Hankins, M.Div.
Sermon originally preached during the Morning Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church (OPC) on 12/14/2008 in Novato, CA.