His Father’s Business
Passover in Jesus’ day was a big deal. The trip to Jerusalem must have been an exciting one. The anticipation must have grown as the streams of people migrating to the city grew in number. No wonder Jesus was missing for three days before Mary and Joseph found Him in the Temple talking with the Rabbis. We may have some questions about their parenting style when we read this story. It’s only natural to assume that we would have done it differently. However, there may be another way to look at this story besides the obvious one to us.