September 10, 2017
In the Gospel of Luke, Caesar and Rome are set against John the Baptist and Jesus in the early chapters. The author wants us to ask who is truly king? And, where is power to be found? Through the Baptists preaching, the people of Israel, and all of us are called to prepare our hearts to receive Jesus as the true king and messiah of the Lord. But for many, assumptions and misunderstandings, as well as our desire to be in control, cause us to miss Jesus or misrepresent him. Are we willing to drop all and follow him? Will we seek him earnestly?