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Nancy, Good questions. I think an attitude of seek...

2007-08-16T12:06:00.000-04:00

Nancy, Good questions. I think an attitude of seeking God and his kingdom in one's life or being open to that, or finding oneself open to that is key here.

Oddly enough many of the Jewish religious leaders were not open to that, though as in Joseph of Arimathea (my memory here) and Nicodemus, some were.

My first response needs to be dictated or moved in God and by the reality of his kingdom come in Jesus. So that I develop eyes to see everything in view of that.



what is the lesson here...some were following Jesu...

2007-08-16T11:20:00.000-04:00

what is the lesson here...some were following Jesus and some were following _____? what would be in the blank...themselves? the law? the world? greed? an illusion of themselves? they got lost and did not realize it, could not see it, were too blinded to be able to see. why were they too blind to be able to see? why could the tax collector see what the leaders could not see?



This post is kind of surfacy.The sinners were open...

2007-08-16T08:44:00.000-04:00

This post is kind of surfacy.

The sinners were open to the way of the kingdom of God, and the religious leaders were blind to it.