November 22, 2015 | Jim Ramsak | Mark 2:13-17
“Tax collectors: you can’t live without them, but you’d rather give it a try!" We know that that the entire system seems like a 'redistribution of wealth-Ponzi-scheme’ but for now, we are stuck with it. The system seems to have been borrowed from a time when the local tyrants took from the poor and gave to the rich. No matter, for this seems like a challenging way for us to gain insight into the grace of God. God does not “steal from the rich in order to give to the poor”, but He has his own way of storing up grace for times of need. We praise Him for that, even when we don’t understand how he does it. He is good, all the time…"