- because he is wild and passionate, zealous and out of line, unpredictable, defender of the defenseless, lover of the unlovable, friend of the most unlikely folks to receive anyone’s friendship;
- because he defied the meaningless and empty customs of his day in exchange for redemptive relationship, boundless mercy, and hospitality to strangers; and
- because he understands suffering, pain, brokenness, betrayal, abandonment, shame, sorrow, loneliness, terrible accusations, burnout, disappointment, being misunderstood, disillusionment, frustration, grief, and heartbreak.
Lent is a time for a more intentional pursuit of the faith. Being a follower of the Way of Jesus should lead to a thoughtful consideration of who Jesus is.
If you love Jesus, share a few of the reasons why. If you do not love Jesus, share your response to Weaver’s list.Tweet