The Human One
My whole being thirsts for God, for the living God. When will I come and see God’s face? Psalm 42:2 We stand before Jesus and see ourselves reflected. Jesus offers living water. Jesus offers hope. Jesus offers compassion. Do we see Jesus reflected in our own offerings?
We call to mind your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of your temple. As your name is great, O God, so is your praise to the ends of the earth. Psalm 48:9-10 Jesus goes into the temple area and embodies anger in the pursuit of justice. Which values do we determine to embody? And how do we do so?
“I have seen it myself, and bear witness, that this is the chosen one of God.” John 1:34 This week we are going to look at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry: how people receive him upon introduction, who they think he might be, and how he presents himself. If Jesus is claiming himself to be human,…