- 8 months ago
Good Morning Dear Morning Prayer listeners. As some of you know, I have accepted to call to be rector of a church in Arizona. I will be moving there in the next six weeks. This means that things might be a bit bumpy during that time. I will try to keep up with devotionals, but I think I will miss some days. For more information check out this post: https://reverendbeard.com/2017/06/25/the-end-of-a-chapter/
leaving everything, he rose and followed him. - Luke 5:28
The past couple of days we have read about Jesus’ calling of the disciples, and we see an image of his disciples getting up, leaving everything behind. Yesterday it was Peter, James, and John, who left everything. Today it is Levi.
What make’s the calling of Levi especially interesting is that he was a tax collector before his calling. As a tax collector, he was about as low and disrespectable as t [...]