after 3 days…

41 Each year his parents went to Jerusalem for the Passover Festival. 42 When he was 12 years old, they went up to Jerusalem according to their custom. 43 After the festival was over, they were returning home, but the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents didn’t know it. 44 Supposing that he was among their band of travelers, they journeyed on for a full day while looking for him among their family and friends. 45 When they didn’t find Jesus, they returned to Jerusalem to look for him. 46 After three days they found him in the temple. He was sitting among the teachers, listening to them and putting questions to them. 47 Everyone who heard him was amazed by his understanding and his answers. 48 When his parents saw him, they were shocked. His mother said, “Child, why have you treated us like this? Listen! Your father and I have been worried. We’ve been looking for you!” 49 Jesus replied, “Why were you looking for me? Didn’t you know that it was necessary for me to be in my Father’s house?” 50 But they didn’t understand what he said to them. 51 Jesus went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. His mother cherished every word in her heart. 52 Jesus matured in wisdom and years, and in favor with God and with people. (Luke 2:41-52, CEB)

After three days…

Can you imagine missing a child for 3 days? I had a child run away and she was missing for about an hour, which felt like way more and I was about to lose my mind. When I saw her, I hugged her and told her I loved her.

I honestly didn’t know if I would ever see her again, and a part of me was actively dying. I wouldn’t know what to do I can not imagine the mental anguish Mary and Joseph were going through.

Three days…

Jesus spent three days in the tomb…

Jesus spent three days in the temple…

Where do we spend our time?

What are we focused on this Christmas season?

Are you focused on God and what God is leading you to do?

Loving People. Loving God.

Published by asacredrebel

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