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From the 2nd service New Testament reading:

When the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he said to himself, ‘If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what kind of woman this is who is touching him—that she is a sinner.’ Jesus spoke up and said to him, ‘Simon, I have something to say to you.’ ‘Teacher,’ he replied, ‘speak.’ ‘A certain creditor had two debtors; one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. When they could not pay, he cancelled the debts for both of them. Now which of them will love him more?’ Simon answered, ‘I suppose the one for whom he cancelled the greater debt.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘You have judged rightly.’

(Luke’s Gospel, chapter 7, verses 39-43, NRSV)

Jesus is as tenderly careful of religious boundaries as the incoming tide is of a sandcastle…

This glass is a section of the east window in Ickleton parish church, Cambridgeshire.

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