I'm not even going to try to explain the premise for this one. It has something to do with the difference between being conformed to the world and being transformed in Christ ...and (of course) blobfish!
Blind spots. All vehicles have them to varying degrees. They can be disastrous, even leading to serious injury because they can hide entire vehicles to the unwary eye. In our lesson today, we consider a far more important and dangerous blind spot - the Jesus-sized blind spot of the Sanhedrin in John 7.40-52.
The leaked Supreme Court opinion overturning federal protection for abortion has put the issue center stage for the culture war in our country. We have already seen a heated response from pro-abortion advocates and no shortage of emotional hyperbole. Today, we will consider the issue from the perspective of a Christian (biblical) worldview.
Reversal of fortune plays a major and often shocking role in many of our favorite movies and novels. Jesus also used a shocking reversal to turn the tables on some Jewish religious leaders in the telling of the parable of the prodigal son.