Not Welcome

Their choice

No sign on the edge of town announced: “NAZARETH—HOMETOWN OF THE MESSIAH.”

When Jesus reminded His fellow Nazarenes of God’s kindness to Gentiles (1 Kings 17; 2 Kings 5), they became so angry they tried to throw Him off a cliff.

This only confirmed what He had just told them, “. . . no prophet is welcome in his hometown” (Luke 4:24).

About three years later there was a sign—but on the cross: “JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.”

Our choice

 “. . . those who were His own did not receive Him. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God . . .” (John 1:11-12).

Some received Him; many did not.

With which group do we align today?

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Scripture quotations taken from the NASB: http://www.lockman.org/

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