Neither the Pharisee or the tax collector, and none of us have a leg to stand on when we use the standard of God to make judgments about ourselves.
NOT A LEG TO STAND ON
The parable of The Pharisee and the Publican, in today’s lectionary, is called the Pharisee and a tax collector. Some of you have heard four or five, maybe nine or ten, or even more sermons on this text. It’s very familiar.
It’s a bible story so