The Parable of the Lost Sheep. Check out this short video for a crash course.) The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness.” Black Lives Matter is a movement that impacts all of us, down to our very souls. Luke Chapter 15 + Text Size — 1 Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. I am disheartened that the riot cops were ordered to form a line at that particular moment, because again, everything was being conducted in an incredibly peaceful manner. Do you really want to answer to our all-loving God that you disagreed with protester tactics, or didn’t know what was going on, or that you just couldn’t be bothered? Additionally, police departments nationwide that allowed anything resembling these crimes happen need to be sued as well. 15. After a stand-off with the cops (who were asked repeatedly to take a knee with us, and invited to join us but refused to engage), the group marched from Lafayette Square to the Capitol Building, where we were met with more cops. And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing." Police brutality is a symptom of systemic racism, and claiming anything else denies societal culpability. In the meantime start educating yourself – reading books like White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo or How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi are great places to start. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? "What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he loses one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go after the one which is lost until he finds it? Social distancing went out the window as I followed my employees to the front of the barrier. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Jesus did not say "love everyone," but "love your enemies" (Matthew 5:44). Black Lives Matter, BLM, Bible Luke 15, (ai, svg, eps, pdf, png) Add to Favorites Click to zoom DamienMayfield 1,303 sales ... Luke 15:6-7 My Sheep Bible Verse Printable Wall Art, Bible Verse Poster, Christian Quote Print, Large Scripture Print, Christian Wall Decor KAMDesignHaus $ 5.00. b. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Luke 15:1-7 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. Arteaga shared a similar post earlier on May 31 2020: Jesus leaves the 99, and goes after the one. Thank you! This chapter includes three parables that deal with that which was lost but now is found. In Luke’s version, the teaching attributed to Jesus skips the vulnerable children and jumps right into the story. Around five pm the crowd started moving back in the direction of the White House. * Inspired by the original post by @manny_arteaga from Twitter. Don't we matter?” Of course the 99 still matter, but they are not the ones in danger. It should go without saying everyone is precious to God, but if one person (or in this case, the whole community of our black siblings) is in danger, we are obligated, as Christians, to go to extra lengths to assure their safety. Also, while not a perfect corollary to bringing police to justice, contributing to the National Bail Out Fund helps get black people out of police custody, removing them from the possibility of further violence as quickly as possible. 15 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. So beautifully said, Jack. 1 Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. Luke 15. 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