When his enemy came with swords to bring destruction he did not call for reciprocal destruction, but instead, restoration. That was the revolution Jesus started. That was the liberation movement Jesus ignited. That was the action of the Messiah.
“But if the divinity is true it is certainly terribly revolutionary. That a good man may have his back to the wall is no more than we knew already; but […]
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off […]
In Luke 17, Jesus is somewhere along his journey to Jerusalem when he encounters ten lepers in need of healing. As is expected, he heals them and sends them away. […]
“So, why did you come to Greece?” “We’re studying abroad this semester.” “What are you studying?” “The Bible.” “Oh, I used to study that. I used to be an Orthodox […]