Found at the Center

As an irresistible magnet, the lost of society are drawn to Jesus. The more they converge about his acceptance and love of them, the more joy and festivity burst forth.

There is a special kind of being lost when one thinks that one is found, but is not. The Scribes and Pharisees pride themselves in thinking that they are at the center, yet are lost at the margin. They take the essence of the Gospel, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them,” as the source of their greatest complaint.

As the alphabyte “Pencil” suggests, the center is where the power is. Stop. Rest. Be drawn toward the inward center where Christ is ready to embrace you. If you are any place other than this, you are lost.

Luke 15:1–10

What are “Bible Breaths”? Learn More…
Example: Lord, You searched me and found me. v. 7

Sundays are dedicated to the Gospels from the Revised Common Lectionary.
In year C, we generally read from the Gospel of St. Luke.


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