Truth is unlocked by asking the right question.
READ: Matthew 16:13-17
Claude Makélelé, one of the world’s best defensive midfielders, was once a virtual unknown. At 1.7 meters and weighing 70 kilos, he was not exactly the tallest or the biggest in the park. But he was the engine that drove his team forward. His role was to break up the opponent’s advances, do a quick attacking forward pass and pin the opponent back. He was so successful in this capacity that people began to ask: “Who is that player?”
Opinions about Jesus vary. Many who do not rate Him highly dismiss Him as deluded. For claiming to be the Son of God, they in derision call Him “the man who walked on water.” Although a few find some of His teachings interesting, they reject His assertion that He is Savior of the world. Most, however, seeing no current relevance, simply ignore Him.
Yet there are those who beg to differ, pointing to their own changed life. Some who have lost everything are grateful they were pulled back from the brink. They all testify to the reality and importance of Jesus in their life.
But at the end of the day, it is not what others say for or against Jesus that matters. Who do you say Jesus is?
Which player has the most appearances in a World Cup final? Who was the youngest player in the qualifying matches?
that the FIFA World Cup was suspended between 1942 and 1946 because of World War II?