It became immediately known by those who were paying attention, by those that had an open mind and an open heart, that God wasn't limited to a certain kind of people.
Which thief on the cross are you?
"We know that Jesus came for everyone, he came for the other sheep. He didn't come for just those that were considered holy, just those that were expected to be saved, he didn't come just for the Jews... he came for everyone. He came for "the other sheep" as well."
Whether we're ready to cast our stones at "those sinners" or "those sinners" are ready to cast their stones at us, we all have that same command, that opportunity, that Jesus provides to us all here today: to go and sin no more.
May we welcome The Resurrection and The Life into our hearts, into our lives, as we welcome the eternal reign of the kingdom of God that begins now, and forever and ever.