John the baptist said there was One coming after him that would baptize not with water but fire. Jesus is often presented as a sedated version of the prophet the people experienced. Sure he was more than a prophet but let’s never dull the impact of his words and ways by trying to normalize him. This message presents some of the most provocative moments at the end of Jesus’s ministry that provoked the religious leaders to finally find a way to kill him.
A message that explores the challenges when our heart and God’s will don’t want the same thing. Paul: It is better for me to live than to die (Phil 1:24). Jonah: It is better for me to die than to live (Jonah 3:3).