RCL Daily Devotion for Saturday, January 26, 2019
RCL Daily Devotions written by Rev. Stefanie K. Fauth from RCL Worship Resources (see more).
It’s fun to think of Jesus as a youth.
We don’t get much of his childhood or teen years, or even early young adulthood - and it can be hard to envision Christ as fully human without more human stories.
This story of Jesus giving his parents a huge fright by not going along with them when they went home is one of the more human things young Jesus could do.
How many pre-teens have sassed their parents and said, “I’m find, don’t you trust me?”
And parents and caretakers inevitably do not understand.
What hope that gives to us all - even the parents of Jesus struggled with raising him - AND they didn’t know how fully their son was being filled with his heavenly duties even at this early age.
We’ll get it figured out ourselves. Eventually.
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