We even wish that we could remove that person from our family altogether, just hack that branch right off of our tree.
Can you imagine the shame that Peter must have felt when he heard the rooster crow?
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."
The Bread of Life gives us what we so desperately desire, what we so desperately need… we need spiritual sustenance.
What would our world, our communities, our schools, our workplaces, our churches look like if instead of judging others, we extended God's grace to others?