Funny, several friends have sent me some pretty pithy images in the last day or so… Yesterday, I put up a ZINGer. Here’s one from Julian Hamilton, a member of our home fellowship group.
The challenge to each of us is, do we prefer unchallenged comfort that may not be true, or pursuing challenging truth, even if it makes us uncomfortable?
Me? I much prefer the latter. How about you?
As we discussed yesterday, Christendom is generally not taught to have a high regard for the Pharisees. Yet, ironically, we hold several Pharisees up as models of faith!! How can that be?
If you say, ‘because they stopped being a Pharisees,’ you would be wrong!!
Walk with me as we consider a couple Messianic Pharisees!
John 3:1-21 recounts the story of a Pharisees, Nicodemus, who sought out Yeshua by night to ask a few questions. Nicodemus obviously understood something worthy of investigation was going on, he just did not understand it. It didn’t quite fit his box. Instead of discounting it, he investigated! The result is that he became a follower. Continue reading “Messianic Pharisees. Paradigm breakers!”