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dumb looks from angels

I sometimes wonder how often I get dumb looks from angels. I screw up fairly often. I know that angels are accustomed to my stupidity by now, but my lack of faith and understanding about God’s will is often embarrassing.

I could tell stories for days about how God has supernaturally provided for me. I remember numerous times when God has changed people’s hearts and brought extraordinary resolutions to challenges that I have faced. I have already seen enough of God’s power to last me a lifetime. So, why do I still get dumb looks from angels?

This Easter has brought several biblical stories to mind for me. The events surrounding the empty tomb reveal the women at the tomb getting dumb looks from angels as the women searched for the body of Jesus.

“Why are you looking in a tomb for someone who is alive? 6He isn’t here! He has risen from the dead! Don’t you remember what he told you back in Galilee Luke 24:5-6 (NLT)

The angels ask two penetrating questions that drive home one central…