Have you ever known someone whose world gets turned upside down by the slightest difficulty? Who seems to have no capacity to meet the smallest challenges?
Have you also known people who in the midst of the most crushing blows somehow manage to have grace and strength?
I’ve been both kind of people at different times.
But, I know which person I would prefer to be.
This Sunday, the last one of 2012 the Gathering Church will have a special service as we look at some of the first experiences people had with the new-born Jesus. Check out Luke 2:21-38 in the Sunday Preview below.
Two people, Simeon and Anna saw something in Jesus that others could not see. How is it possible to have the capacity to see what God is doing? How can our perspective change when nothing else around us changes?