Jesus' calling of Levi to be one of his disciples got the scribes and Pharisees all in an uproar, and when Jesus attended the celebration, they moved in, to question Him. He was eating with "tax collectors and sinners," they said. His response really put them in their place!
At South, we desire to reach those who are far from God, and grow up those who are already in Christ.
Christ's holiness isn't just about his behavior. It is a characteristic of His, and it is absolutely transformative in people's lives! Pastor Scott took us to Jesus healing the leper, and the paralytic man in this message, and oh, the application we can take from their healings!
These guys had likely followed him on a part-time basis, before. But his calling at this point was for their whole life, and Jesus performed a miracle to get their attention.