Pastor Kyle Bitter - Midweek Lent 2 - Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Text: John 11:33-37
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If you were going to have surgery, would you rather be operated on by the newly hired surgeon who is doing the procedure by himself for the first time or the experienced surgeon who’s carried out the procedure hundreds if not thousands of times over the course of a career? If you were in the military and were about to go into combat, would you rather follow a new recruit, or a combat veteran who’s deployed several times already? If you needed counsel and advice in a hard time in life, would you approach a stranger who everyone says is highly intelligent and wise, or would you talk to a friend who knows you and your situation well? Even though it’s possible that the new surgeon might be more skilled than the veteran, and even though it’s possible that the veteran commander has become burned out by hard experiences, and even though it could be that the complete stranger would have better advice than a friend, I think we all know what we would do. We’d go with the person whose been there before, the person who knows what to do and who understands what you need to get through the situation yourself.
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