A small observation for pondering…

“It is odd how, when you have a secret belief of your own which you do not wish to acknowledge, the voicing of it by someone else will rouse you to a fury of denial.”
Agatha Christie

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(Rose hips in full regalia, somewhere along the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry / Julie Cook / 2015)

During a recent conversation a friend made the following observation that gave me much pause as I slowly digested the thought…

“There is a Judas everywhere there are those doing the work of Jesus”

Don’t know as if that is meant to be some sort of warning or word to the wise, or just a sort of “know what you’re dealing with” sort of thought…but it was an interesting thought none the less…

DSCN0999(Rose hips in full regalia, somewhere along the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry / Julie Cook / 2015)

Once, on being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, “The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed, nor will people say, ‘Here it is,’ or ‘There it is,’ because the kingdom of God is in your midst.”
Luke 17:20-21

If an enemy were insulting me,
I could endure it;
if a foe were rising against me,
I could hide.
But it is you, a man like myself,
my companion, my close friend,
with whom I once enjoyed sweet fellowship
at the house of God,
as we walked about
among the worshipers.

Psalm 55:12-14

9 comments on “A small observation for pondering…

  1. Wally Fry says:

    That’s a good ponder Julie. We certainly never know who is really doing God’s work and who is not.

  2. Reblogged this on Talmidimblogging and commented:
    Love this!!

  3. Nicodemas says:

    Wonderful, I especially love the quote from Psalm 55.

  4. Another great post and insight. Love, N 🙂 ❤

  5. Lynda says:

    Yes, Psalm 55 gives us a taste of how Jesus must have felt when betrayed by one of his own. I can understand that feeling and I’m sure there are a lot of others who do too. Thanks for this post Julie.

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