We closed the last chapter by discussing the common practice of blaming God for our spiritual failures. Many people have gotten into trouble doing this.
25 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands
We have been discussing the Biblical references to a “hardened heart.” These are not just talking about people who have turned their back on God
Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not
Many Christians feel that the term “hardness of heart” is negative. They, therefore, are turned off by any minister who mentions it. I believe this