Paul and Peter might have encashed it, but this blogger believes that what Jesus did that day to the Canaanite woman set the standards of Christianity to all!
One of the passages of the Bible which had troubled me a lot during early adult years, was the passage found in Matthew chapter 15 verse 26. We as Christians are fed with a lot of nice epithets like ‘loving’, ‘compassionate’, ‘non-judgmental’, ‘forgiving’ JESUS and suddenly the verse, “It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs” hits an Indian Christian. Was Jesus truly sent for the lost sheep of Israel and not for the salvation of “MANKIND” as suggested by the disciples after the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus?I reproduce the passage for better appreciation of the episode:-
21 Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. 22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David…
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