Acts 24:12

"My accusers never found me arguing with anyone in the Temple, nor stirring up a riot in any synagogue or on the streets of the city."

INSIGHT: People experience the love and light of Jesus in relationship. God didn't stay up on His throne hollering mandates. Our savior came to us. He didn't stand on a box on a street corner with a megaphone. While His words may have unhinged the world, Jesus's presence was grounded and gentle.

PRAYER: Father, your truth can feel harsh when it's spoken to a heart unprepared. Help us to remember the power of your presence speaks greater volumes and is what draws people to your heart. Thank you for coming down to meet us and teaching us how to love one another, using that love as the basis for your truth: the truth that sets us free, in the present name of Jesus, amen.

Danielle Lee