Posts tagged humility

Matthew the disciple

Jesus asked Matthew to be a disciple. Just how countercultural was this? It was the complete opposite of how discipleship worked. To start with, Jesus had no business being a rabbi. He didn’t apprentice under another rabbi. And, even if he had, Nazareth was not a respectable center for religious teachings. In fact, it was just… Continue reading

The humility of God

My oldest child, Charlotte, has begun asking why she can’t see God. She knows that he’s all around us, but wonders why she can’t see him. And for some reason, telling her that all she needs to do is open her eyes is taken a bit too literal by a five-year old. To her credit,… Continue reading