So frustrating! Jesus has just finished some really deep and important teaching about listening to God and the nature of evil spirits and some random guy in the crowd breaks in with a comment completely off topic. “Hey Jesus your mum and brothers are out here and want a word.” Was he even listening?
Jesus, true to form, doesn’t miss a beat. He points to his disciples and says to the guy “do you see these guys? That’s my family!”
Can Jesus point to me and say “look at that guy! Do you see him? Putting God first in everything, immersing himself in Me, crying out and begging for the Holy Spirit, obeying and imitating me even when its costly. Look at him go! That’s my brother!”?
Oh, Jesus. May you say this of me. Amen
Written by Boudy Van Noppen