Today’s Text: Luke 12:49-56
These words may be shocking at first. The point is everyone has to choose whether or not to believe in and follow Jesus. Even within one family some will believe some will not, causing division.
If we are expecting and easy and always pleasant Christianity we have come to the wrong place. It wasn’t easy for Jesus and likewise His followers will suffer trials and hardships.
What hardship is Jesus Himself anticipating in this reading?