One day, a well-known, and well-hated, tax collector invited Jesus and his friends to be his dinner guests, along with his fellow tax collectors, and many other notorious sinners.
When some of the teachers of religious law, who were Pharisees, saw Jesus eating and socializing with people like that…they asked, “Why does he eat with such scum?”
Jesus heard the question, and answered, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor, sick people do. I have come to call sinners, not those who “think” they are already good enough.”
We are called to pull down the walls, and open wide the gates.
Christ says, “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw ALL unto me.”
All means All, there is no fine print.
How magnetic is your faith?
Do you compel, or do you repel?
Father, may my actions and words draw others to your unconditional love.