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SUNDAY, August 20      11 Pentecost

Matthew 15:28 Then Jesus answered her, “Woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.” And her daughter was healed instantly.

I am duly impressed by the persistence of the Canaanite woman, in her confidence that Jesus can heal her daughter, and in Jesus’ demonstration of mercy and reason. But it is much more challenging to consider the depth of Jesus’ work as a servant.


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