The Lord says to you, “Do not be afraid of their faces, for I am with you to deliver you. You can face every face with confidence and strength.
There are many things that are odd about the resurrection of Jesus, but then again there were many things that are odd about his ministry and his death.
Jesus wasn’t interested in their religious rituals or their religious pronouncements. Above everything else, Jesus was interested in mercy.
I have a very good friend who frequently says to me, “Eli, get over yourself!” I couldn’t count the number of times he has said this.