Modern people sometimes flip out because of misunderstanding what Jesus said to this woman. On the other hand, this passage does have something that is offensive to those who are blinded by entitlement and think that the grace of God is something they deserve.
I ask that you suspend forming an immediate opinion about why Jesus referred to this woman (and Gentiles in general) as “dogs” and you take the time to really understand what Jesus was saying, because it has important application into our relationship with God and our theology of the Old Testament.
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