Christ in the Old Testament (Galilee)

Yes indeed. Christ began his ministry in Galilee.

“Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future, he will honor Galilee of the nations, by the Way of the Sea, beyond the Jordan— (See Isaiah 9:1–2).

And here is the follow up of that truth. 

“When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee. Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali—to fulfill what was said through the prophet Isaiah:    “From that time on Jesus began to preach, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near'” (See Matthew 4:12–17).

And for the first time, we Gentiles (Non-Jews) are included in the faith!

“Many people went out to meet him. So, the Pharisees said to one another, ‘See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!’

“Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. ‘Sir,’ they said, ‘we would like to see Jesus'” (See John 12:18–21).

Friends, are you open to help as Philip was? Do people know that if they come to you, you are able to introduce them to Jesus? 

Prayer. Lord teach us how to share you with our neighbors, family, friends, the world.  Amen.

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