Getting Rid of Jesus?

The chief priests and the teachers of the Law of Moses were looking for a way to get rid of Jesus, because they were afraid of what the people might do.

(Luke 22:2 CEV)

Today, there are still people who try to get rid of Jesus. Besides taking God and prayer out of public schools, not long ago someone also decided that the traditional “Merry Christmas” greeting should be replaced with “Happy Holidays,” the abbreviated date form B.C. (Before Christ) with B.C.E. (Before the Common Era), and remove “God” from the Canadian national anthem (hasn’t happened yet!). But here is the good news. Just as the chief priests and the teachers of the law failed to get rid of Jesus, people today also fail in their endeavours to get rid of Him. He confronts His persecutors and enemies head-on.

People’s attempts to get rid of Jesus are futile.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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