Contributed by Roger Haugen on Jun 6, 2002
Jesus wanted mercy not sacrifice. He calls us, as he called Matthew to bring mercy into the world in which we live.
3 Pentecost A Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26 9 June 2002
Rev. Roger Haugen
Oh, the life of a Pharisee! They worked so hard to get it right with God, and seemed to get it all wrong. They had rules and regulations. They knew when to come to the temple, how to behave there. They knew how everyone else