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John 1:49-51: Then Nathanael declared, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the king of Israel.”
Jesus said, “You believe because I told you I saw you under the fig tree. You will see greater things than that.” He then added, “Very truly I tell you, you will see ‘heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.”
Reflection: Nathanael has changed his mind. When Philip told him they had found the Messiah and he came from Nazareth, Nathanael scoffed. How could anything good come from Nazareth? But once Nathanael met Jesus for himself, he changed his mind.
Don’t be surprised to find that meeting Jesus makes a change in a person’s life. We’re so used to New Year’s resolutions that are made and broken, that when we see a positive change we can be sceptical about whether the person will ‘keep it up’. The difference is that when we commit our lives to serving Jesus, we don’t have to keep it up ourselves. We have the power of the Holy Spirit living within us and he makes the change both possible and permanent.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, thank you that meeting you has been changing lives for 2000 years. Thank you that meeting you is only the beginning, as we spend time with you, you show us ways you are at work in the world that we had never noticed before. Amen
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