At the age of 30, Jesus emerged from the small village of Nazareth in the region of Galilee; He was baptized by John; tempted in the wilderness; and then came to Galilee preaching that the coming kingdom of God is near. Jesus was one man from the obscure town of Nazareth, walking along the banks of the Sea of Galilee, calling only twelve men to follow Him, yet His message would change the world.
Parables, Peace, and Pigs
<![CDATA[Have you ever felt like you knew God was doing something, but you could not figure out what it was? You knew in your spirit that things were happening for a reason, but you could not discern what that reason was. It felt like nothing you were seeing, or hearing, or experiencing, was making any sense. You knew God was putting the pieces together for your abundant life, but from your vantage point all you saw were the brown sides of the puzzle pieces. You did not have a big picture perspective with insight into what the final picture would be. You knew God was involved in circumstances and situations in your life, but in the moment, in the “mean time,” nothing was making sense. ]]>