Contributed by Paul Sizemore on Oct 10, 2016
Jesus was often judged harshly by the religious authorities in his day. The Pharisees and the scribes believed wrongly that he was condoning the sins of people whose company he shared. Instead Christ came to make of them "new creations" (2 Cor. 5:17).
“Turning Complaints into a Celebration”
Luke 15:1-10, Proper 19-C
September 11, 2016
“Grumble”: It’s an interesting word isn’t it? And here we find it in the second verse of our Gospel lesson today. “And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled,