A wonderful lesson about Philip from “The River Walk”.
The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Come, follow me.” Philip was from Bethsaida, Andrew and Peter’s hometown. (John 1:43-44)
Read: Job 35:1 – 37:24
Relate: Peter, James, and John. Those are the three disciples who are always in the limelight. Andrew might sometimes make that list because he’s Peter’s brother and he rounds out the four famous fishermen Jesus called. Thomas gets it rough. Everybody thinks that Thomas is actually his last name and that his first name is “Doubting”. One dumb choice gets him bum luck even though he was the one, when all the rest were afraid to go to Judea, who spoke up and said, “Let’s go with Him [Jesus], even if it means to our deaths.” Big statement of faith for one who earned such a downer nickname. Then, of course we have Judas. In most people’s eyes…
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