A Gracious and Offensive Jesus

Date: September 9, 2012Liturgical Day: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18B)

a dog under foot challenging words from Jesus stretching us to grow 

Summary: We often think of Jesus as meek and loving, but this week we catch a glimpse of his fiery nature. He challenges the Syrophoenician woman, and he challenges us — not content to let us remain as we are, but stretching us to become who God needs us to be.

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