I watched a video last night about Yeshua/Jesus being a carpenter or a stonemason. While I can’t say conclusively one way or the other, the fact is that a man attempting to make a living as a wood carpenter would have had a challenging time because trees were, and still are, relatively scarce in that region. Whether He was a carpenter working with wood or a stonemason has no bearing on his work as Savior of the world. Regardless, He learned a trade from his earthly father, and He is still shaping His followers today, fitting them together into a spiritual house, a temple that is built to bring glory to YeHoVaH/God. A carpenter or stonemason specializes in putting things together. A carpenter or stonemason takes pieces of material and out of them forms something beautiful. If you’re human and living on this planet, chances are you’ve seen parts of your life break apart, dreams, relationships, promises, and hearts. We’ve all experienced missing pieces. Our lives need the hands of a man like Yeshua/Jesus. His specialty is to take the brokenness and piece it together until your life turns out to be something beautiful. Your part is to let Him have all the pieces. Bring to Him all of your brokenness your sorrows, losses, frustrations, hurts, and wounds. Give Him your broken dreams, relationships, promises, and broken hearts. Put them all into His hands. You don’t have to struggle with your life. You can entrust it into His hands because His hands are the hands of a master carpenter or stonemason. Facebook friends, today give Yeshua/Jesus any part of your life or heart that is or has been broken. Trust Him to redeem the broken pieces. Amen? https://youtu.be/slnvGbfBx0M
If you are considering a movie to be part of your Valentine’s Day this year, check this one out!
Synopsis via Fandango
A reformed frat boy opens an antique store in a college town, and falls for the free-spirited girl who moves into the apartment above his shop. In time, this unlikely pair fall into a traditional courtship. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
I agree. Love this poster…