Mt. 15:21-18

The Canaanite Woman: She Wouldn’t Take No for an Answer

by Melannie Svoboda SND on January 18, 2016

Jesus was exhausted. He needed a break from all the preaching, the healing, the crowds. He had to get away. So he “withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon.” (It’s all there in Mt. 15:21-28.) The place was non-Jewish. More than that, it was peopled by Syrophoenicians or Canaanites who at one time had fought […]

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