What is abundantly clear is that Jesus is the Goad of Abraham, witnessed to and proclaimed in Moses and the prophets. He is the God of mercy, the one who appeared rich in the parable, clothed in purple and eating sumptuously every day. He was poor and damned, and this One who looked disgusting and ignoble was God’s own beloved child.
Thy Kingdom Come: Lent and Easter Sermons
David H. Peterson