Misinterpretations That Get Us In Trouble

1. Joseph, son of Jacob was arrogant. No where do we read that he was, could have been. Him telling his dreams to his brothers doesn’t prove arrogance, shows naiveness at most by the text alone. Anything else is speculation.
2. Jesus was ugly (Isaiah 53:2-3). No where we read the word “ugly” to describe Jesus. At most we can interpret He didn’t look like society’s “standard of top model”, but this doesn’t mean He was “ugly”. Hmm. Even in Genesis 29:17 Leah is not described with the word “ugly”.
3. Jesus was homeless. No. Having no place to rest your head … Read moreMisinterpretations That Get Us In Trouble

In Season

If we’re living in obedience to the Lord, doing all that we know we ought to, by His grace; praying, reading the Bible, being kind to ourselves and others, confessing our faults, and we find ourselves in a season of storms, what we’ll need is encouragement to keep pursuing God and His righteousness. What we’ll need at the time reminding ourselves of our identity in Him and declaring His power. And we need friends who’ll propel us there.