Wisdom 2:23-3:9/Psalm 34:15-22/Luke 17:7-10
“So you, also, when you have done all that you were ordered to do, say ‘We are worthless slaves, we have done only what we ought to have done.’”
Some of you may have your own version of the Jefferson Bible. Thomas Jefferson, you’ll remember, made up his own edition of the Bible that literally cut out the parts he didn’t like. Reaching for the scissors—at least metaphorically–may be tempting at times. But we have other options.