Comparing Trump to Jesus misses the point of what is happening to Trump. And, more importantly, misunderstands the treatment of Jesus in the leadup to the cross.
On August 22, 1741, George Frideric Handel started composing. He would not leave his home for three weeks. finally emerging from his writing room with a 259-page masterpiece called Messiah. That’s the backstory, but here’s the rest of the story.
Celebrating the Messiah’s birth is important in worship, to be sure. But it also carries the opportunity/responsibility/risk of walking and acting in the Jesus way in the daily moments of life. It means not even withholding Christ from those who might seem unlikely to embrace
Easter Sunday is the signature day on the Christian calendar. The first “Resurrection Sunday” gave full meaning to Creation, Passover, Christmas and all the rest of those previous God-acts. On that day, the Messiah emerged.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor Talk about a spiritual roller coaster! That's what the disciples, family and friends of Jesus experienced during Passover week - the most climactic week in the history of the world. Fresh from raising the dead, healing the sick and