“Jesus sat down near the collection box in the Temple and watched as the crowds dropped in their money. Many rich people put in large amounts. Then a poor widow came and dropped in two small coins” (Mark 12:41-42, NLT).
Can you picture this scene in your mind’s eye? Jesus was a busy man. He had a whole lot going on, all the time. He had multitudes to minister to. He had sermons to preach. He had countless sick people to heal and oppressed souls to liberate. He had a team to train, a team that was going to carry the immeasurably vital task of leading His movement once He went back to heaven.
And yet, He had time to sit down and watch people give their offerings. Why was this a priority for Him? I believe it was because Jesus came to show us the Father. One of the essential things He wanted to show us is that Continue reading When Jesus Takes Notice