Conjunction, junction what’s your function? Conjunctions are a part of our everyday speech. Sometimes, we pepper them in when we are trying to avoid something or talk about something we see as unfair. BUT Mooooommmmmm. The conjunction in Jesus’ encounter with the lawyer in Luke’s Gospel shows us the door to true compassion. Proper 10. Readings: Amos 7:7-17, Psalm 82, Colossians 1:1-14 and Luke 10:25-37.