Good Friday Reflections
Four thoughts: (1) Jesus and Joseph Joseph was betrayed by some very jealous brothers, who sold him to Egypt as a slave. Jesus was betrayed by some very jealous and zealous teachers of the law, whom despite the clear demonstration of Jesus’ miracles and signs condemned Him to be crucified. And there are some obvious connections with power-relations. Joseph was persecuted because of...
“Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?’ Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.’” - John 14:5-6 It took quite a bit of convincing for Jesus’ disciples to recognize that He was the Christ. In fact, it just hit me that the Gospels are...