The Anti-Fragility of Jesus

“So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” – Galatians 3:26,27 After discussing how love is anti-fragile, I want to continue our conversation focusing on God’s anti-fragility, more specifically Jesus and the early church. Jesus Christ exemplifies what it means to be resilient. More people followed Him when others cursed Him and lied about Him. More people talked about Him when they said He was sent by demons. They grew jealous as He grew in popularity, and eventually crucified Him; but little did they realize, that was the worst thing they could have done! Why? Because new life spilled into the universe as a result of His death and resurrection! Everything shifted at that point, and time was snapped in half like a twig. Because the veil was broken in half, history

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Passing the Storm

“He replied, ‘You of little faith, why are you so afraid?’ Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm. The men were amazed and asked, ‘What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!’” – Matthew 8:26-27 We discussed how having Jesus in your life’s boat allows you to take a snooze in the middle of a storm the other day. Today, we’re going to pick up the story of the disciples right at the moment they go to their Master to wake Him up. While they’re panicking and crying because they think they’re going to die, Jesus wakes up from His slumber and addresses them as “little faiths.” This, I believe, is His prompting name for them because they’re acting like scared children who haven’t yet grasped the magnitude of who He is. He rebukes the

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