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Know God in a Year #178 Convicted by Kindness


Simon thinks Mary’s passionate display of affection is disgusting–that Jesus shouldn’t allow it. He doesn’t know God’s kindness, tenderness and mercy with sinners, even though Jesus had saved him from a living death. Jesus knows what Simon is thinking and reveals to him, alone, that he knows his past with its responsibility toward Mary. “Simon, I […]

Know God in a Year #177 Criticism and Condemnation


Jesus knows Judas. He knows his need for approval, and that any confrontation would slam shut the door to his heart. This is the strongest he has spoken to him and it is directed to them all. But Judas chooses to take offense and to ferment wounded pride into wanting revenge. After dinner, he goes […]