In the Information Age there is a lot of junk out there. And as avid consumers of the media, we have the great pleasure of wasting a lot of time, whether we are watching a TV news program, scrolling through our Facebook timelines or even – you guessed it – reading a letter from the editor.
Hillary Clinton has done something in a near replicant fashion mimicking Obama. She’s started censoring the press as boldly as Goebbles ever did.
“Jesus spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva; and He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. And He said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam ..." So he went and washed, and came back seeing" (John 9:6-7).
On a recent broadcast of the NPR radio show On Point, guests were complaining that, in today’s America, “we don’t debate, we vilify, we attack.”
The story of Bartimaeus and the ministry of Jesus is one of the greatest stories in the New Testament because of the dynamism it displays about how to trust God when you can't see anything.