An awkward-turtle moment in Capernaum – part 2 (Luke 7:34-50)

Yesterday, we started looking at the story of Jesus at Simon’s house in Capernaum, where a “woman of ill repute” poured perfume on his feet and wiped them with her hair. (You need to read that post before beginning today’s. ) After Jesus’ parable about the man who had been forgiven a great debt vs the man who had been forgiven a smaller debt, we looked firstly at the woman’s response. She’s aware of how much she’s been forgiven, hence her great show of affection. Today, we look at the response of the two other characters in the story: Simon and Jesus.

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