Ever wonder why Jesus went to so many parties when there was so much important work to be done? When the world he came to was so full of darkness?
Going to parties is actually a hallmark of his ministry—though you might not know it if you listen to too many serious sermons about serious topics from serious Christians. But Jesus actually got in trouble because the religious leaders thought Jesus did too much feasting and not enough fasting, too much partying and not enough praying (Luke 7:34
All the parties came from one place—the baptism of Jesus. Indeed, the one thing we forget about Jesus’s baptism is that it was an event of joy.
But before we…