Matthew 9:9-26 There are many wonderful stories of how Jesus changed lives. They have a ‘before and after’ story. Before the disciple Matthew was called he was lonely and hated. Jesus changed all that. Before the woman suffering for 12 years had faith in Jesus’ healing she was desperate and isolated. What were you like before Jesus?
But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice. For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners… “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.”