Lifted The Lowly

He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly. — Luke 1:52.

I am always drawn to the message in the Gospels about how Christ turns our world view on its end. The powerful will be brought down, the lowly will be elevated, and all the wonderful paradoxes contained in the Beatitudes.  Sometimes life reminds us of Jesus’s lessons. COVID taught us the value of the “essential workers” in our society for example.

I wonder if the rich, beautiful, and the powerful in our society aren’t our modern “graven images.” Perhaps we should see our world with different eyes.


About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.

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