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27th October 2019 – Sunday 30C (COCU 62C)

JUSTIFIED, READY OR NOT
(Luke 18:9-14)
Both alone, two prayed
and perhaps in their ‘Amen’
both were justified.

Translators can err;
we read what they offer us;
we both miss the point.*

Be mindful praying
“I’m not like that…”, you might miss
the surprise of grace.
        Jeff Shrowder, 2019
 
* The Greek ‘para’, translated as ‘rather than’ carries many meanings including, but not limited to, ‘with…’, ‘as well as…’, ‘alongside of…’

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