At the end of the Bread of Life discourse, after many of His disciples abandon Him, Jesus asks the Twelve: “Do you also wish to leave?” A person may hear this question and automatically think, “I’ll never walk away from Jesus.” Yet is that true?
What are you afraid of? What is the thing in your life that makes you so afraid that you aren’t happy, the family drama that you worry about all the time, or the world issue that seems apocalyptic in magnitude?
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us. Families are planning gatherings all around the country—hopefully, joyful ones. The reality, though, is that many are mentally cladding themselves in iron cloaks and adopting a survivor’s mentality in anticipation of dinner with their family members.