II Samuel 12:7-10,13; Psalms 32:1-2,5,7,11; Galatians 2:16,19-21; Luke 7:36-8:3
In today’s Gospel Lesson, Jesus is a dinner guest in the home of a Pharisee named Simon. A woman of the street learns that Jesus is in the Pharisee’s house and goes to Him. She stands behind Jesus and begins to wet His feet with her tears. She wipes them with her hair. Then she kisses His feet, and anoints them with some expensive ointment she has brought with her. Seeing this, Simon says of Jesus, “If this Man were a prophet, He would know who this woman is that is touching Him and what a bad name she has” (Lk. 7:39). Then Jesus, who knows very well who and what the woman is, turns to Simon and says, “You…
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