Lack of Loving Leadership
Lack of Loving Leadership - Luke 6:37-42
Love’s Non-Judgmental, Generous Spirit (vv. 37-38)
We must apply ‘the golden rule’ according to God’s merciful love, and the principle of ‘reaping what we sow’ based on accountability to God.
The image here is of a measuring container into which as much grain as possible is packed; it is then shaken to allow the grain to settle, and more is poured in till the container overflows. Pouring it “into the lap” refers to the fold in the garment used as a pocket or pouch.