Tag: isaiah 61
What Would Jesus Really Do?
When Jesus flips the tables and clears the temple, this is Jesus restoring purity to a holy place, and this is also Jesus boldly standing up for the left out and the least, the outsiders and the poor who cannot afford to pay so much. This is Jesus getting angry about church leaders putting up obstacles between people and God.
Hometown Boy Stirs Up Trouble
Last week we learned about defenestration (read more in last week's sermon or in this article) and this week we see what might have been the precursor to that practice. In what ways and for what reasons would we like to throw Jesus' teachings off the cliff instead of embracing them?