Tag Archives: compassion

Back to the Basics

In John 25, Jesus heals a blind man and some of the Jewish folks marched the now seeing man before the Pharisees whose perfunctory behavior was true to form: “obviously Jesus cannot be from God because he didn’t keep the Sabbath.” Talk about missing the big picture! They were always focusing on the wrong things. …

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“Go and do likewise …”

Most folks are familiar with the story of the Good Samaritan where three different people crossed the path of the mugged and beaten traveler when he was down and out for the count. Two religious men and a man they both looked down on, the Samaritan. Jesus asks who was a ‘neighbor’ to the hurt …

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