Some of it the people living in the land did not want to accept. It was just too hard in their eyes. In light of the realities in which they live, they just could not see how it could work.
Doubt is OK.
We are not the first to trust in Christ who have had to deal with this. Look at Matthew 28:18 – 20. You know this passage, it is the Great Commission. But notice the verses just prior, 28:16 – 17. These men had been with Jesus for 3 years. They had seen his miracles. They watched Him walk on water, calm the storm on the sea, they were with Him when He fed thousands of people with essentially nothing. They had seen demons fall to His feet and obey His commands. They watched as Lazarus walked out of a tomb taking off his grave clothes after four days of death. Some of them were present when He was transformed into His glory.
They saw all of this.
Look at how they responded when they saw His resurrected body… Some doubted.
Those who had been with Him for three years – doubted. So is it any wonder that we who have not seen all of those miracles, have not seen the resurrected Lord – doubt? Probably not.
What is the solution, what is it that removes our doubt. Stay tuned…