Spiritually Speaking: Family
January 17, 2020
In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through what he suffered. Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers (Hebrews 2:10-11 NIV).
According to the Gospel accounts, Jesus grew up with several siblings in the tiny town on Nazareth. While the writers don't give us the names of his sisters, they do list at least four brothers: James (probably Jacob), Joses (Joseph Jr.?), Judas and S...