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  •  Some read it that way. (11+ / 0-)
    He was kind of obnoxious to Martha and the Syro-Phoenician woman.
    He spoke truth to Martha, and sometimes that's hard to hear.  That conversation is one of the most valuable parts of scripture for me -- subtle hints don't always penetrate my self-justifying skull.  :-)

    As for the Syro-Phoenician woman, I have always felt his comments were delivered tongue in cheek and were more for the benefit of his apostles and other followers who occasionally rebuked Jesus for treating Gentiles with equal compassion.

    One thing is for sure: Jesus had great insight into human nature and must have possessed quite a sense of humor.

    "War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate." ~ Al Cleveland & Marvin Gaye (1970)

    by JBL55 on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 04:56:31 AM PDT

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