Speak the Truth in Love

Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost, September 2, 2018, First Trinity Lutheran Church – In the Gospel lesson for today, Jesus is arguing with the Pharisees about what is really important in life. There was a basic theological difference between Jesus and the Pharisees because Pharisees believed that obeying the complex rules for piety were what it was all about. Proper washing of the hands, kosher eating, and ritual observances was what mattered most in life. Jesus makes the point that these things don’t really matter at all. It’s what comes out of you that counts, he says. Read More Here

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