Instead of Christ performing another miracle like healing the sick or feeding thousands of people with just small amount of food, he starts to teach. Christ compares the signs of who he is to how the leaders could easily tell that there was a storm that was about to happen. Yet they still asked for more signs.
Before we start to distance ourselves from the story, remember that we are all too often like the religious leaders. I’m sure all have done the thing of asking God for a sign that [insert whatever] happens when what really mean is that we want God to do this thing for us. We are experts at missing signs. If left to our own devices, we would be lost in the confusion and spiritual darkness.
But the Christian message is not that we are alone, but that Christ has given us all. His nail pierced hands and feet has gifted us grace and mercy. We find justification. Truly, by the power of Christ you are forgiven.
Pastor’s Corner is a column from Pastor Wynter Sturtevant III of the Mariposa Reformed Baptist Church.
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