Let the dead bury the dead

"Let the dead bury the dead", Jesus told a man who was experiencing great grief from the loss of his father.



These are some very harsh words for someone to take during a grieving period in their life.  It seems like Jesus cared less about the poor man dilemma on making funeral arrangements. It appears that Jesus showed no sympathy at all about the loss of his loved one.  But after careful review of this particular scripture, it wasn't that Jesus did not care,  Jesus just did not have time to wait for the man to go bury his family member.  I am sure the man was offended by Jesus insensitivity, but I am positive the man realize Jesus had no time to waste!  He did not have time to wait on anyone due to the great mission He came to carry out!

To those who reads my posts, I do not try to say or post things to offend anyone. I try to post truth based things like the crisis in Iraq which many did not like the graphic nature of the pictures.   I can not post what everyone likes or wants to hear. I try to post what God likes which is the truth!
God bless you!

Bro Tim

Matthew 8:21-22 KJV
And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

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We all need inspiration and encouragement. Sometimes just a kind word can be a blessing and it can help us get  through our darkness hour!! During those struggling times, I try to find some inspiring words to share and comfort. A good encouraging word can turn someones life around.

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I was born and raised in Detroit MI. I grew up in an unstable home. My father physically and mentally abused my mother. His abusiveness had an adverse effect on me as well as my siblings. It caused homelessness and a lot of mental anguish. It also caused a great deal of hardship and grief.

As a result, I did not attend school regularly. I developed a leaning disability. I did not like going to school. I could not read and comprehend like other kids in elementary. I struggled though middle school and eventually dropped out in the 9th grade.

 I did not get involved in any criminal activity during this time, but I wasn’t doing anything constructive with my life either. I was not interested in sports or anything else that would make my life better.

 I began smoking marijuana at around sixteen years old. I tried alcohol, but didn’t like the taste or the feeling of being drunk. So I stuck with smoking weed until I meet crack in 1984.

 My life quickly grew out of control. I lied, cheated, and stole to support my crack habit. My only purpose in life was to get high. I lost friends and family members trust and respect. Getting high was all that mattered to me.

 At twenty-seven, I committed my first felony that lead me to prison. It was one of the worse experience s of my life. I was completely lost and did not know or understand just how serious things were.

 As result of my insanity, I went to prison several more times. My last visit was indeed the lowliest and darkest periods in my life. I lost all hope about myself. Despair became my best friend as I sit in the cold jail cell. I thought of ways to end my life because I did not want to go through the pain and suffering anymore. But at my lowest moment, something happened. The Lord came and touched my heart and gave me a reason to continue on.

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