(Second Sunday in Lent, Year C, Luke 13:31-35)
Jesus was warned by some Pharisees.
“Herod wants to kill you.”
Do we assume they were malevolent toward Jesus?
Perhaps they were well-intentioned,
Jesus knew his enemies meant him harm.
“But the Pharisees went out and conspired against him,
how to destroy him.”
But not some Pharisees.
Not these Pharisees.
Jesus, where we once saw only enemies, let us see some well-intentioned,
-Rev. Lauren Lorincz
February 20, 2016
 Matthew 12:14, NRSV.