At the end of the Bread of Life discourse in John 6, his disciples abandon him. Not because the road is hard, but because Jesus told them the truth. We want to be more effective. Jesus would rather be honest. Proper 16B | John 6:56-69 You’ve heard of reverse psychology. It’s a simple idea that […]
A vision of GOD through David and Jesus Proper 14B / 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; John 6:35, 41-51 Everyone who reads this story thinks Joab acted wisely. Everyone. We believe Joab was saving David from himself and was right for doing it. I’m not sure the text does, though. And I’m not sure GOD does.