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Sabbath Healing Leads to Murderous Rage (Luke 6:6-16) Have you ever heard someone say; "I guess you had to be there," after retelling a story that didn't fully resonate with the audience? I have heard that phrase utter countless times, and my guess is that you have as well. Sometimes it's quite simply impossible to recapture the passion and the essence of the moment that is so clearly crystallized in your mind. Yet we do our very best to put others in the moment right there with us so that they too can full appreciate and understand the significance of the event. We want desperately for others to see through our eyes the majesty of the moment. We want them to feel the energy and sense the urgency with which the event unfolded. As we come to our focal passage today, Luke has that very task at hand. It is his job to retell the story of a significant moment in the life of Christ that marks a pivotal turning point in Jesus' ministry on earth. The rise of opposition