Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide SA
SUN 09-SEP-2018 - 11.00 AM Sermon
Rev Sandy Boyce
Pentecost 16 – Jesus was trying to have some time out in someone's house when he was tracked down by a desperately worried woman whose daughter was critically ill. As far as Jewish people were concerned, the woman was from a despised minority and didn't deserve too much consideration. When Jesus refused her plea for help because she wasn't Jewish, she reminded him that even outcast dogs like herself were sometimes thrown a few scraps. As a result of the woman's faith and persistence, her daughter was cured. And the encounter taught Jesus a lesson, bringing him to a new understanding of who he was and what he had been called to do. Regardless of who we are, or where we have come from, there is always room for more at God's table,
Mark 7: 24-37

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