"Can anything good come from Nazareth?"
So, we haven't learned anything about regional prejudices and hasty judgments since biblical times? Nathaniel learns about Jesus from Philip; "We have found the one about whom Moses wrote...Jesus of Nazareth." (v. 45) And Nathaniel's rather disparaging response, "Can anything good come from Nazareth?" Ouch. Fast forward to our world today and we hear, "Can anything good come from Syria? Mexico? Pakistan?" We are just as shamefully prejudicial today, as if we haven't learned a thing from past mistakes. Turns out, Nathaniel was dismissing the Son of God. Are we dismissing the Children of God? Let's think about that today...Love, heidi