The Pharisees … asked his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?’” On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but those who are ill.”

Matthew 9:11-12

How Matthew would love to record this teaching from his Lord, who had spent time seeking him, and attending the party he gave for his colleagues and friends! Winning someone’s ear to listen to the gospel works best when we are close beside our contacts.

Daily Reading: Luke 7:1-23