Stretch Out Your Hands

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“I tell you the truth, when you were younger you dressed yourself and went where you wanted; but when you are old you will stretch out your hands, and someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go… Follow me!” (John 21:18,19b, NIV).

Do you recognize these words? John the Beloved tells us that Jesus spoke them to Peter, prophesying the kind of death by which he would bring glory to God. We may have read them and not spent much time on them, figuring they only applied to Peter’s life. However, they really apply to each one of us. You and I probably won’t end up crucified upside down Continue reading Stretch Out Your Hands