Sometimes....I get discouraged. My computer pops up with all this bad news about our culture today.
I begin to doubt my ability to deal with all this depressing debauchery. I despair. I get distracted.
If I'm not careful, I get derailed.
A derailed doubter is not of much use.
Then I read John Chapter 19 -- On the surface, one would think this is a downer description. John 19 describes the last moments of Jesus as He allows Himself to be tortured....for our redemption.
First....there comes the flogging: