When Jesus was 12 yrs old, He confounded the religious leaders with his understanding. However, He did not begin His ministry for another 18 years. Why? Did He lack wisdom? …continue readingContinue reading →
The BBC sitcom “Keeping Up Appearances” is one of my favorites. Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced bouquet) wanted to be something that she was not. Many people today want to be more than they really are – but are unwilling to pay the price to accomplish their desires.
On the other hand, the people in Berea (Acts 17) were NOT “nobility” by birth but they chose to develop characteristics that the Bible described as “noble character.” Continue reading →