“Even though I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and a violent man. Yet I was shown mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief” (1 Timothy 1:13).
What is your attitude towards loved ones who do not believe in Yeshua (Jesus), and to others also living in unbelief? Yeshua wept over Jerusalem because of the Jews’ unbelief—”O Jerusalem, Jerusalem who kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing! Look, your house is left to you desolate!” (Matthew 23:37-38). Scripture also tells us that Yeshua was not able to do many miracles in His hometown because of the people’s unbelief (Matthew 13:53-58). This shows that It’s to one’s spiritual disadvantage to live in such a condition.(more…)