Who do you think Jesus us? This is an important question. The Christian life is a life of trust in Jesus. We live by faith and not by sight. It is not always an easy life. We are asked to take up our cross and follow Him.
In this passage, Jesus tells 3 stories that illustrate that he reaches out to people who are lost and in need of a Saviour: The shepherd and his lost sheep The woman and her lost coin The father and his lost son Jesus spent time with social outcasts and, of course, the pharisees disapproved.