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Pastor Jerry’s Sunday message was about the child of Hope who became the grown Man full of Grace and Truth. Pastor began reading from Luke 2:22-39.
Luke mentions four elderly people in and around the time of the birth of Jesus. Mary’s cousin Elizabeth and her husband Zacharias who became the parents of John the Baptist in their old age.
Two other elderly ministers were at the temple when Jesus was presented at age 40 days.
Luke 2:25-35 And behold, there was a man in
Many are upset when Jesus comes as an adult man, preaching to repent and change their way of living. They think, "Here is a man who speaks trouble, because He compels us to view and reshape our values. He wants us to renounce forms of power, selfishness, rebellion and to become refined in the fire of purification."
All hinges on our ability to question our personal motives and to renounce greed and self-centeredness.