In Retrospect

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Therefore, when He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that he had said this, and they came to believe the scripture and the word Jesus had spoken. John 2:22

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Hindsight makes for excellent 20/20 vision. There’s something about waiting for the haze of our emotions to lift to see things clearly. 

In John 2, Jesus had just made a whip and was using it to drive out the sheep and cattle from the temple. His anger rose to such a degree, He even flipped the money changers’ tables and drove them out too. 

You’ve got to imagine His emotion spread to the disciples. They’d never seen the gentle and compassionate Jesus lash out in anger before. I’m sure they felt His fury, and it caused fear and turmoil in them. 

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2 thoughts on “In Retrospect

  1. “It takes going to God in our extreme state so He can cut through it, like the sun burns off mist on a foggy day. Then, we can look back and see things for what they really were.” What a great reminder to bring ourselves before the risen Savior!

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    • Thanks so much for reading and commenting Kandi! Your feedback means a lot to me. I don’t know about you, but I need constant reminders to turn to Him for His help. And when I do, He never fails me. Sending you lots of blessings and gratitude!

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