posted on February 03, 2015 14:08
Did you notice in the Gospel, it said Jesus was talking to the people and then all of a sudden, he turns to this man who is yelling at him. The crowd never picked up on the fact that while Jesus was talking about the Kingdom — they said nothing. Also, if you notice, the man turned and said, “Jesus, you’re the holy one of Israel.” Because when that man called out and recognized who Jesus was, the red light, the yellow light, the green light, the blue light — everything went on in Jesus and he knew, “This man’s got it.” Jesus turned right to him and said, “Come out. I know, since you know who I am, you are going to be willing to give your life to follow me.”
It’s not just for today — it’s for everyday of our life. We become lax and so we need to hear those words ever so often. “Quiet. Come out.” And all of a sudden, something changes.
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