Tag: Matthew

“A Flock of Meandering Geese: Like Sheep Without a Shepherd”

Matthew 9:35-10:8 “When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.””(Matthew 28:36-38) “The bush was …

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Matthew’s Passion: A Reflection Companion for Holy Week

Matthew 27:11-54 As I sit with Matthew’s Passion, my imagination is captured this time through by the various characters who populate the familiar scene before us now. In fact, I’m considering how we might pause together during this Holy Week with each and all of them. There is Pilate, of course, who appears wholly reluctant …

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