Jesus is for everyone

I meant to post this in a more timely manner but found myself distracted in attending to some personal business issues and getting things lined up for my trip to Rome/Italy coming up September 30th….Reyanna

By José Antonio Pagola (English translation by Rebel Girl), August 17, 2014, Iglesia Descalza Blogspot

A pagan woman takes the initiative to come to Jesus even though she doesn’t belong to the Jewish people. She’s a distraught mother who’s suffering because her daughter is “tormented by a demon.” She goes out to meet Jesus shouting, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David.” Jesus’ first reaction is unexpected. He doesn’t even stop to listen. The time hasn’t come yet to bring the Good News of God to the pagans. Since the woman insists, Jesus justifies his actions: “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”

The woman doesn’t back down. (To continue reading, click here.)

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