In John 1:46 Nathaniel asked Philip, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?”  Philip answered, “Come and see.”  Many people still wonder.  Is the life of the young Nazarene carpenter really worth considering?  And Philip’s answer still suffices. Come and see.

Come and see the flame that tyrants and despots have not extinguished; the passion that oppression has not squelched. Come and see hospitals and orphanages rising beside the crumbling ruins of humanism and atheism.  Come and see what Christ has done!  Come and see the pierced hand of God touch the most common heart.  Come and see the tomb once occupied; the grave once sealed, now empty. Nathanael came and discovered, “Teacher, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel.”

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