Tag: Luke

January 1st 2016: Luke 2:15-21

You can read the text of today’s reading by clicking on this sentence There’s a certain matter-of-fact-ness about this account of the visit of the Shepherds to the newborn Jesus. I find it intriguing that, having had what must have been something of a life-altering experience, they accepted the explanation of the Angels without a […]

July 7th 2014: Luke 15:1-10

Luke 15:1-10 can be found here Today’s reading begins with “the Pharisees” complaining that “the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around Jesus”. Notice Luke denotes those gathering around Jesus as “tax collectors and sinners”, a narrative device to get us to sympathise with the Pharisees perhaps? It’s easy for us to jump straight […]