What do you see?

Jesus was strolling on the beach and then he saw someone that people usually ignored Levi the tax collector. ( mark 2:13-17) A little context here for you to appreciate this picture…

Society saw tax collectors as traitors (working for Romans), dirty and dishonest ( they couldn’t testify in court). They were despised and looked down on by society. Yet, Jesus called him!!! Here was a contrast with how people and Jesus saw Levi.

People saw Levi as a problem….Jesus saw his potential
People saw Levi as trash …. Jesus saw him as treasure
People saw Levi as liar… Jesus saw him as potential leader

Basically….. People saw a tax collector. Jesus saw a future apostle.

When you see people around you? What do you see?

ps:
sure am glad pastor ferdie, steve, omeng and rico saw potential in an alien looking, high waisted, geek looking grade school student 20 years ago. ( me!!!)

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