Too Short for a Blog Post, Too Long for a Tweet LXIX

Here is an excerpt from a book I am reading, "The Gospel According to Jesus," by John MacArthur:

Contrast their reaction with that of the Pharisees, described in Luke 15:2: “Both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble,’ saying, ‘This man receives sinners.’  In essence, that is precisely what the Samaritan woman told the men of Sychar: “He is the Messiah, but He receives sinners!”  What was repugnant to the scribes and Pharisees was good news to these Samaritans, because they were willing to admit they were sinners.
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