today's devotional post

promises kept
Dec
22

promises kept

by Jeff Olson (one comment)
In the 2013 film Man of Steel, young Clark Kent used his super-human strength to save a busload of fellow students from drowning in a river. Clark’s father, who believed the world wasn’t prepared to accept his supernatural son, urged Clark to keep his great strength a secret. He explained to him, “When the world finds out what you can do, it’s going to change everything—our beliefs, our notions of what it means to be human—everything!” Watching that scene made me wonder if Joseph, Jesus’ stepfather, ever had similar thoughts cross his mind about his supernatural son. I... read more »

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