It took a year to read the Bible, then almost 9 months to read the Apocrypha. Now, I'm going to try to offer reflections on the Narrative Lectionary. But, I won't be posting daily--at least, for a while.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Reflection on Matthew 12:1-8

The religious experts knew what the scriptures say and they were very critical of those people who weren't following the rules. Jesus, on the other hand, knew what the scriptures meant and he was very critical of the critics. He summed up his interpretation of the scriptures by quoting God, "I want mercy and not sacrifice."


No comments: