Many friends have shared with me their concern about the state of our country and world. Jesus faced very similar challenges:
- A national population moving away from God.
- Decreasing moral values in his culture.
- Too much poverty and suffering.
- Other religions becoming more prominent in his homeland.
- And a national government that did not care about these and other issues important to Jesus and his heavenly Father.
So what did Jesus do about it?
His response is the key for us to know how best to respond to conditions in our country. We need to act the same way he acted. What did Jesus spend more time doing than anything else? Answer: making disciples. Yes, he preached to the multitudes