Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Luke 13:14

14 But the synagogue official, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, began saying to the crowd in response, “There are six days in which work should be done; so come during them and get healed, and not on the Sabbath day.” - Luke 13:14
Whenever I read this, I am struck by just how legalistic and heartless this official was. It makes me wonder how anyone can be so merciless?

But then I remember, oh wait... that's me. That's so often my own self-righteous attitude. I'm just a lot better than the synagogue official at hiding it.

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