Contributed by Andy Payne on Apr 30, 2009
Luke focuses his Gospel on the theme of reversal in which Jesus is said to have turned the values of status upside down. In Jesus’ upside down world, the poor are lifted up, the oppressed are set free and Jesus, God’s son forgives sins.
A New Day!!
INTRO: It’s a new day. Not just any new day, it is the first day for a new year.
Only a week ago we had Christmas.
And today we will look at the relevance of this baby Jesus who as a man so radically changed the world.
The reading today demonstrates this and is found in Luke