16-04-2021, 08:39 PM
Now. "I know you don't know what I'm going to do, but I already know. I know you don't know why I'm telling you to do this, but I know. I know you don't know why I'm telling you to forgive, but I know what I want to do that I can't do in your life if you have a clogged heart, so do it now. Now"! "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for". Jesus never points to what's next without dealing with what's now. "Now draw it out". Now. I could imagine. He could have gone around the whole party, saying, "You should have planned better, and you should have known better," but he didn't do any of that, because he didn't point to what they should have done. It doesn't do any good. He points to what is now. Now. "Even though you could have done better… You could have done a better job. You need to fire your wedding planner. I hope you didn't give her too much of a deposit, because she really screwed this up, but now…" That's actually what Mary and Martha said to Jesus when he showed up for Lazarus. "If you would have been here, our brother would not have died, but even now…"