The Pharisees are bothered with how much time Jesus spends with sinners. Jesus tells three stories about how much rejoicing happens when something that was lost is found.
We all have pretty solid ideas of what we think is the way work and life should work the best, and when it comes to spiritual things – it's not much different. However, following Jesus looks a lot more like trusting than it looks like "knowing."
Jesus tells a fisherman to do the impossible, touches a leper, and forgives the sin of a cripple who didn’t ask. The kingdom is here!
There are so many places we look to for help. Psalm 121 recognizes our need for help, and encourages us to look to the right places