How Do You Respond When You Are Proven Wrong?
Every now and then I am wrong about something or someone. Like many people, I am typically gracious to give the benefit of the doubt, to withhold personal judgment against others; but occasionally I come to a conclusion that, although is based on seemingly solid evidence at the time, ends up being less than accurate. The Jewish believers were concerned about Peter’s recent conversation with a group of Gentiles (non-Jews). They sincerely believed that salvation through Jesus was specifically and solely given to the Jews. Then Peter, who himself had to be… Read More
Eternal Life is Worth Earthly Hardship.
But the more they were oppressed, the more they multiplied and the more they spread abroad. And the Egyptians were in dread of the people of Israel. So they ruthlessly made the people of Israel work as slaves and made their lives bitter with hard service, in mortar and brick, and in all kinds of work in the field. In all their work they ruthlessly made them work as slaves. (Exodus 1:12-14 ESV) What is celebrated in one generation may barely be tolerated in the next. Jacob and his sons had come… Read More