–By Elizabeth Ahlman And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the Christ.” And they asked him, “What then? Are you Elijah?” He said, “I am not.” “Are you the […]
–By Elizabeth Ahlman One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching him carefully. And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy. And Jesus responded to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?” But […]
"Father Abraham had many sons. And many sons had father Abraham. And I am one of them. And so are you. So let's all praise the Lord (right arm, left arm...)." It's of course rather comical to imagine the Pharisees singing this little VBS/Sunday School song, but nevertheless, it does seem to be their refrain.
In the great banquet of our Lord, many have been invited, many have been gathered in, and there is still room for many more!