they would already be sitting in ashes and wearing the sackcloth of repentance.
Surely for Tyre and Sidon it will be better on the Day of Judgment than for you. And what of you,
city of Capernaum? Will you be lifted up to heaven? You will be thrown down to the place of the
Whoever listens to you listens to me, and whoever rejects you rejects me; and he who rejects me,
rejects the one who sent me.” So many miracles happened in Chorazin, Bethsaida, and
Capernaum; but the hearts of their citizens remained cold and unresponsive. They failed to respond
precisely because they had lost the sense of wonder and marvel; they had lost the freshness of
sight. Take a second look at the questions Yahweh raised before Job. Have we ever contemplated
those marvels? If we pause to “really see” those marvels unfolding around us on a daily basis, we
will, like Job, place our hands on our mouth in wonder and go down on our knees in worship and
adoration of the Creator. We will then respond to these marvels by sitting in ashes and wearing
sackcloth of repentance for failing to recognize Grace that has always surrounded us; and we
will align ourselves with the designs of the Creator.
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