Embracing Ignorance of Others (2 of 4) by Duane Bemis
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Series: Embrace Your Cross
In this chapter, you will learn how to deal with the ignorant. This chapter will have you meditate upon our every day encounter with those who are ignorant about the things of God.
We are to pattern our everyday lives by the example that Jesus set for us. The ill mannered, the rude, or the badly informed people will always hinder the work of God because they just do no now any better. They do not understand that the enemy or Satan uses then to hinder the work of God. But how are we, as Christians to handle these obnoxious people? Let me explain by using the word of God.
However, before we dig into the word of God let us, lift our eyes towards Heaven and talk with the Lord. (John 17) Let us boldly come before Him and pray. ''Father of our blessed Jesus, open Your word and teach us, guide us, and instruct us. We want to learn how to handle the ignorant people who mock the things of God. Jesus, help us to learn as we sit quietly at Your feet with a willing Spirit. O Lord, give us understanding and make us to know Your higher ways. We desire to be more like You each day so help us to change. We hunger and thirst to walk in Your blessings and Your miracles. We do not want to see others walk in Your miracles We want to walk in Your miracles. We want to know that we walk under the showers of Your blessings and favor. Amen and amen.''
Open your Bible to the Gospel of John and read along with me.
''So then Pilate took Jesus and scourged Him. And the soldiers twisted a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and they put on Him a purple robe. Then they said, ''Hail, King of the Jews!'' And they struck Him with their hands. Pilate then went out again, and said to them, ''Behold, I am bringing Him out to you, that you may know that I find no fault in Him.'' (John 19:1-4) NKJ
Pilate was ignorant of religious matters. He was the governing authority in that part of the country. Nev ...
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