I’ve been going back over certain passages of Scripture lately in an attempt to recontextualize Jesus as part of the Trinity; I think we have a habit of sometimes emphasizing His humanity at the cost of His godliness, and I wanted to think about Him specifically as the Word that was with God in the very beginning. In my studying, though, I started noticing a theme:
Jesus doesn’t wait.
At least not when it comes to acting on love or faith. He wants to feed the hungry right that second. He engages in an immediate long-distance healing at a royal official’s request (John 4:43-54). He saves Peter from drowning immediately (Matt. 14:31). Jesus doesn’t dwell on, ponder about, or consider whether or not or how He should love: He just does. As soon as He possibly can. (You can point out that He waits to resurrect Lazarus, but I’m exempting…
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