He’s not the Messiah He’s Just a Naughty Boy

Tonight in our primary community we looked at Luke ch 2.

As I read it thru I found myself suffering from familiarity fatigue – yawn yawn – Christmas story yawn yawn…

But the discussion was actually very fruitful as we looked at Luke’s christology taking shape and how his approach differs from the other gospel writers.

We asked the question about what a childhood Jesus would have been like. Hard to guess really, but the Infancy Gospel of Thomas download l a confidential online gives one rather bizarre take on it!

A vindictive & strong willed omnipotent child – what a combination!!

It was good to reflect on the fact that we are Jesus to the people around us – and to then ask what kind of Jesus do they see?…

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