What Jesus Did! – 'What a Waste!' – Luke 6:6-7
On another Sabbath day, a man with a deformed right hand was in the synagogue while Jesus was teaching. The teachers of religious law and the Pharisees watched Jesus closely. If he healed the man’s hand, they planned to accuse him of working on the Sabbath.
What a sad story and what a waste of a wonderful opportunity for genuine worship. Here are religious folks who have presumably gone to honor God but then have totally false agendas: They’ve gone to be critical of someone else. What a shame! What a sham! What a waste of a great worship opportunity. Surely nobody would do that today, would they? Hmm!
Father, forgive me for being critical of your children and wasting my worship time with your people by thinking harshly of others for whom Christ has died. Give me a deeper love for my brothers and sisters in Christ and a holy passion for worship. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
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