The people who flocked to Jesus weren't waiting to get all presentable, cleaned up and straightened out. What is this telling us about how we need to come to Jesus?
Why was Jesus led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted? And why was He left to wrestle with what it means to the beloved Son of God?
John the Baptist harshly confronts the religious leaders who come to him. He warns them what the Messiah will be like, and the image is frightening.
Who gets invited to the birth of Jesus? And can I get invited and not have it interfere with my life?