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All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, unless otherwise noted, is from the ACP/King James Version. The words in red are those of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those of God the Father and God the Holy Ghost and the words in this sickly EPA greenish color are of satan.
Monday, January 16, 2012
`It is amazing, but no less true, that from the time that Jesus and His family returned from Egypt until He was twelve, no one kept track of Him, just as there is no record of His life from after this till He is thirty and starts His official ministry. But this we do know. During those silent years, those years when no one kept a journal, Jesus did no wrong, He did no sin. We know for an absolute fact that Jesus during His entire time here on earth, all thirty three years, He never once did anything, said anything, thought anything or even dreamed anything that offended God, for those things are sin and Jesus lived a perfect sinless life.
But at twelve, this is what He did.
41 Now His parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover. 42 And when He was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast. 43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and His mother knew not of it. 44 But they, supposing Him to have been in the company (the party that traveled with them), went a day's journey; and they sought Him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.
45 And when they found Him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking Him. 46 And it came to pass, that after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions. 47 And all that heard Him were astonished at His understanding and answers.
48 And when they saw Him, they were amazed: and His mother said unto Him, "Son, why hast Thou thus dealt with us? behold, Thy father (step-father Joseph) and I have sought Thee sorrowing. 49 And Jesus said unto them, How is it that ye sought Me? knew ye not that I must be about My Father's (True Father, God) business?
50 And they understood not the saying which He spake unto them. 51 And He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but His mother kept all these sayings in her heart. 52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man. (Luke 2:42-51 ACP/KJV)
What a wonderful time to have been alive. Imagine you are walking in a crowd of tens of thousands and your 12 year old is left to wander, knowing that he does not have to be back with His family until supper. Nothing like today, where you can't let your kids out of your sight for fear of what might happen to him or her.
Here we see twelve year old Jesus having stayed in Jerusalem to preach God's word. Keep in mind, in the real Jewish faith, true Jews, have a ceremony that makes a boy a man at twelve years old. So, at twelve years old, a boy would and could start practicing the trade of his father, and that is exactly what Jesus did, He stayed behind in Jerusalem and preached His Father's word to any and all. He was doing His Father's trade, He was showing that He was indeed His Father's Son.
One of the many proofs we have that Jesus lived a sinless life is found in verse 51a: "48 And when they saw Him, they were amazed: and His mother said unto Him, "Son, why hast Thou thus dealt with us? behold, Thy father (step-father Joseph) and I have sought Thee sorrowing. 49 And Jesus said unto them, How is it that ye sought Me? knew ye not that I must be about My Father's (True Father, God) business?
50 And they understood not the saying which He spake unto them. 51 And He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but His mother kept all these sayings in her heart. 52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man."
Verse 51a: " 51 And He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them:" One of the ways we know that Jesus was sinless, was they He as God, who had entrusted His care and raising to Joseph and Mary, was obedient to them. For He himself, as God, had commanded that children were to obey their parents, and "He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them:".
I want to close with this. Recently I have seen the movie Courageous, I cannot strongly enough encourage all of you to see it too, After you see it, I would like you to come away with this: Fathers, be Godly fathers. Wives, help and encourage your husband to be the man of the house. The stakes are so very, very high. The stakes are your kids and your marriage. (christianpatriot.com/12-24-2011.htm)
Nai erchomai kurios Iesous.
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