Author: Johan P. Velema
Date: September 2017
This is not only a story about Jesus looking for people who have lost connection with others and with God. It is also a story of veiled conflict between the teachers of the law and Jesus. It includes a striking self-revelation by Jesus. He invites us all to share in the joy of bringing back the lost to the father heart of God. Crossing social boundaries is part of the mission of the church.
Reference: Johan P. Velema. The good Shepherd: Luke 15:1-7. Wageningen, Sept 2017. www.Theologica.nl