"But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to their companions, 17 and saying:
‘We played the flute for you,
And you did not dance;
We mourned to you,
And you did not lament.’
18 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon.’ 19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look, a glutton and a winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ But wisdom is justified by her children."
says the people He came to, were children, not satisfied with their
entertainment. How was the comedy? It didn’t make me laugh much. How was the tear jerker? Not that sad.
They weren’t happy with anything, with John’s rigorous fasting or with
the feasting of Jesus. Why? Because they had themselves calling the tune
and expecting Jesus to dance what they wanted.
But Jesus is the Savior that wretches like us need, not a performer or a
guru to make us feel good about ourselves.