The recent BART shooting in Oakland where then police officer Johannes Mehserle shot and killed Oscar Grant has caused quite a lot of uproar recently. There have been a number of protests. the concern is about injustice. The concern is that an officer of the law unjustly killed someone.
You see, injustice sparks something inside us, doesn’t it? Well in our passage for today we find quite an act of injustice. The innocent Jesus is arrested and treated like a criminal. And yet Jesus did not fight back. Listen in to find out why.
Passage: Mark 14:43-52
Author: Rev. W. Reid Hankins, M.Div.
Sermon originally preached during the Morning Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church (OPC) on 02/15/2009 in Novato, CA.