I preached a word of judgment. The stranger in the back row heard grace.
Season after Pentecost | 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15 (Psalm 78:23-29); Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35 | Semi-continuous first reading: 2 Samuel 11:26 - 12:13a (Psalm 51:1-12)
What if all were extended the gift of a second chance?
The story's action words tell us a lot about power and who has it.