The Blah, Blah, Blah Treatment
by Berni Dymet

Mark 1:22 They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

I remember being dragged along to church when I was growing up. Hard pews. Sitting still for an hour. A whole hour! Can you believe that?! And then the sermon - this guy just droned on.At least, that's how it seemed to a child. 

He may as well just have been saying blah, blah, blah….for all the good it did me. And I guess I'm not alone here - and as an adult, those memories clouded my understanding of who God is.

Early on, Jesus walked into a synagogue in Capernaum and he started teaching. And the people were astounded - because He taught them with an amazing sense of authority - not the way they'd been used to from their other teachers.

You know why I think that is? Because He was speaking the very Word of God. And when God speaks - there's a ring of authenticity - you can pick it. It's clear as a bell. God's a talker. And He hasn't stopped talking….His voice still rings clear as a bell.

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