I loved reading this post by Becky as shared on Cheryl McGrath’s blog ‘Bread for the Bride’, on the Kingdom of God and found it to be so encouraging in seeing who we are, Kingdom Dwellers! Thankyou Becky.
I think she’s on to something.
You don’t need to spend a lot of time reading the gospels before you realise the gap between Jesus and His listeners was gigantic. Take, for instance, the extraordinary discussion in John 6:24-66. The escalating tension almost jumps off the page and punches us in the face. How dare He tell them to eat His flesh and drink His blood! Who did He think they were, godless barbarians? And insisting He’d come from Heaven when everyone knew His parents were a local carpenter and his wife?
What on earth was this ridiculous talk of ‘feeding’ on Him? Was He mad? All they wanted was some kind of miracle…
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