Time and again Christians are deluded by hucksters who sell the Christian life as the way to come out on top instead of the way to persevere in the face of difficulty – as Jesus did.
Proverbs 1: 20-33
Mark 8: 27-38
In healing the Syrophoenician woman’s daughter, many probably. said “What about all these Israelites? God’s response – love, grace and compassion FROM THOSE WHO FOLLOW JESUS are given without regard to human distinctions