Jesus was not just more noble than other men, a better teacher than other men, or just a great guy to be around. He was the Christ in whom God dwelled.
This is the theme for FHU’s Homecoming weekend. It reminds us of the reception Jesus received when He returned to His hometown of Nazareth after beginning His ministry. Perhaps it would be better to describe the scene as His rejection, rather than reception. The same choice awaits the world of the twenty-first century.
What is your response to the holiness of God? Is He the good old grandfatherly type of gentleman that could live next door? When we take a good look at the response of Biblical characters that encountered God in different ways, we may feel differently.