When Ministry Exhausts You, Head 'Back to the Jordan'
- Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Not for the miracles, they said. Who could be upset about miracles? Instead, their fury was about blasphemy; His claiming to be God.
Isn’t that what they’d asked Him earlier? Isn’t that what they wanted from Him?
Again Jesus stood His ground and again they tried to stone Him. This time, however, He was able to escape their grasp.
I suppose in some ways it’s a technical difficulty; having those you came to save — the very ones you created — turn on you. It’s enough to make even the Son of God weary, exhausted, and ready for His own retreat.
Back to the
It was also my
Before Jesus began His three-and-a-half-year ministry, He went to the
But Jesus insisted and as Jesus came out of the water, the Spirit of God lighted on Him like a dove while the Father spoke, “This is my Son, whom I love; with Him I am well pleased.”
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