Devotional for The Great Reset with the “Biastes” (below) on this Friday, May 8th.
and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you freeJohn 8:32
But do we even want to know the truth?
How do we develop the courage to face unbearable pain?
- Because it is our job
- With our buddies
- Seeing it done by those we can identify with
Perhaps pronounced “bee-ahzz-tays.” I will go with “rhymes with Beyoncés.”
I have chosen the term “Biastes” for the emerging group of men who are walking through The Great Reset with me. This is a notoriously difficult-to-translate word from Matthew 11:12. The NIV reads it in context as Jesus approving of “forceful men,” but earlier versions read it literally as the negative “violent men.” Both senses work for me here; I also like the idea of Jesus ironically using a negative term to imply approval…