Read Matthew 11

v 18  For John didn’t spend his time eating and drinking, and you say, ‘He’s possessed by a demon.’ The Son of Man on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He’s a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!’ 

We would probably put it differently, like this – “You can’t win, can you!”

The Jewish leaders had to find a reason to dislike both John the Baptist and Jesus. They were into the business of protecting their own interests, so both John the Baptist and Jesus were seen as threats to their position.

Friday 5th March Daily Notes from The Hub