Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 3:13-17
Why does Elijah try to spare Elisha? Does he simply prefer to die alone?
True prophets have a different bottom line than false ones, but that doesn’t make them any easier to recognize.
The Christian church was born with Simon Peter’s mother-in-law.
If it were me, I would have stayed in the fishing boat or dithered about what to do until Jesus was just a speck on the horizon.